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Topic: The cylinder problem
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BLAIR R SULAK

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The cylinder problem
Posted: Aug 24, 2001 9:49 AM
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A question related to this page:
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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





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