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Optimization: Maximizing Volumes
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation, General Applications
This web page includes an interactive Java applet to visualize finding an open-topped box of maximum volume by cutting square corners from a flat sheet of cardboard and folding the sides up. The web page includes a series of exploration instructions and points to consider. There is also a Launch Presentation button that launches the Java applet in a much larger format ideal for presenting to a class.
Resource URL: http://calculusapplets.com/boxproblem.html
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Creator(s): Thomas S. Downey
Contributor(s): Thomas S. Downey
This resource was cataloged by Paul SeeburgerPublisher:
Thomas S. Downey, calculusapplets.com
Resource copyright: Thomas S. Downey
This review was published on February 22, 2011
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