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Arindam Roy Grade: 11
`        GIven that 2x+3y=18, then find the maximum value of x^2y^3.`
7 years ago

## Answers : (2)

suryakanth AskiitiansExpert-IITB
105 Points
```										Dear arindam,
consider (2x/2)2 (3y/3)3
Now sum of the factors of the above expression is
2(2x/2) + 3(3y/3) = 2x+3y
sum of the factors is constant (given 2x+3y = 18) then x2 y3 is maximum when the factors are equal
=> 2x/2 = 3y/3
=> x= y
substuting in the given equation
x = y = 18/5
maximum value is = (18/5)^5
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vikas askiitian expert
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```										let Z is a function whose maximum value we have to find..
Z= x2 y3
2x +3y =18 (given).............1
Z={ (18-3y)/2 }2 y3    ...........2            (on sustituting x=18-3y/2 from eq 1)

for maxima minima  put dZ/dy  =0  &
find out different values of y ...put these values in eq 2 and at find the maximum value of this function...
```
7 years ago
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