Asked Feb 21, 2020

A rectangular storage container with an open top is to have a volume of a cubic meters. The length of its base is twice the width. Material for the base costs a dollars per square meter. Material for the sides costs c dollars per square meter. Find the cost of materials for the cheapest such container.

Minimum cost =


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