Unformatted text preview: The “ F ” is given in the problem as well. As you can see, there remain 3 variables, L, x and h. You want your function for L to be a function of one variable, say x, rather than of two variables, x and h. You can use proportions and the fact that the triangles below are similar to put h in terms of x. Then you can write L as a function of x. Remember n and F are actual numbers given in the problem. F h x - n x...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course CALCULUS 135 taught by Professor Augustarainsford during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
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