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The cylinder problem
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Oct 18, 2001 12:50 PM




The cylinder problem
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Aug 24, 2001 9:49 AM


A question related to this page: http://mathforum.com/brap/wrap/math.html
I would like to see the differential calculus that shows that the max volume in a cylinder is when the radius and height of the cylinder are in a certain proportion such as when h=2r of the cylinder. I am an engineer and I am embarrassed to even ask. It has been awhile since I've studied differential calculus.
I won't sleep well until I get the answer!!!!
Blair



