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"A page of a book is to have 80cm^2 of printed material. There is to be a 2cm margin at the top and bottom and a 1cm margin on each side of the page. What should be the dimensions of the page in order to use the least amount of paper?"

"A page of a book is to have 80cm^2 of printed material. There is to be a 2cm margin at the top and bottom and a 1cm margin on each side of the page. What should be the dimensions of the page in order to use the least amount of paper?"


 

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Sunil Kumar
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
Ans : 2(rt10 + 1) x 4(rt10 + 1) For this case,assume the shape of the book for maximum are for text. Check the condition when the area would be more suited(square shaped book) Thanks & Regards Sunil Kumar, askIITians Faculty M.Sc., IIT Kharagpur

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