Solution: What is the ratio of the width of the rectangle to the total height ?

A normal window is in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semi-circle. What is the ratio of the width of the rectangle to the total height so that it will yield a window admitting the most light for a given perimeter?

What is the ratio of the width of the rectangle to the total height?

Problem Statement: CE Board November 1996

A normal window is in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semi-circle. What is the ratio of the width of the rectangle to the total height so that it will yield a window admitting the most light for a given perimeter?

Problem Answer:

The ratio of the width of the rectangle to the total height is equal to 1

Solution:

Online Questions and Answers in Differential Calculus (MAXIMA-MINIMA & TIME RATES)


Post a Comment

Contact Form

Name

Email *

Message *

Powered by Blogger.
Javascript DisablePlease Enable Javascript To See All Widget