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From Fences to Hyperboxes and Back Again

by William P. Cooke (West Texas State University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1991

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Several Variable Calculus | Functions of Several Variables
Applicable Course(s): 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

Some popular optimal value and constraint problems, like fence-area problem and box-volume problem, are generalized to \(n\)-dimensions.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Multivariable Calculus | Optimization
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