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6th Edition

Stewart + 5 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780840068071

Chapter 3.1, Problem 74E

To determine

**To find: **The function that models the total area enclosed by two squares and also the value of

Expert Solution

The function that models the total area enclosed by two squares is equal to

**Given information:**

A wire

**Calculation:**

As given the length of one wire is

As given the length of other wire is

The area of the first square is equal to

So, the function of the total area of the squares is given by

To graph a function

First press “ON” button on graphical calculator, press

The display will show the equation,

Now, press the

Figure (1)

As observed from the graph, the area function has minimum value at

Therefore, the function that models the total area enclosed by two squares is equal to