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garden fence (optimization problem)

Calculus Optimization Problem: What dimensions minimize the cost of a garden fence? Sam wants to build a garden fence to protect a rectangular 400 square-foot planting area. His next-door neighbor agrees to pay for half of the fence that borders her property; Sam will pay the rest of the cost. What are the dimensions of… [read more]

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