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# A piece of wire 19 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece

Last updated: 8/7/2022

A piece of wire 19 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) (a) How much wire (in meters) should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area? (b) How much wire (in meters) should be used for the square in order to minimize the total area?

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