(Solved):A rectangular page is to contain 8 square inches of print. The margins at the top and bottom of the page are to be 2 inches wide. The margins on each side are to be 1 inch wide. Find the dimensions… View Answer…

 

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A rectangular page is to contain 8 square inches of print. The margins at the top and bottom of the page are to be 2 inches wide. The margins on each side are to be 1 inch wide. Find the dimensions of the page that will minimize the amount of paper used. (Let x represent the width of the page and let y represent the height.)

 

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