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Find the rectangle of maximal area inscribed in a circle of radius R.

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  1. klimenkov
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    |dw:1342945269745:dw| Something like this.

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  2. huneya
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    the maximum area the function is xy (if x is length and y is breadth and radius is r )

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  3. waterineyes
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    Sorry I am somewhat late than huneya.. Ha ha ha.. |dw:1342945437729:dw|

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  4. klimenkov
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    Use the Shift-button to draw circles instead of the ellipses.

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  5. waterineyes
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    Are you thinking it as ellipse???

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  6. klimenkov
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    Looks like a bit flattened.

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  7. waterineyes
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    So I supposed to draw a perfect circle for you?? You can't understand it other wise? Right??

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  8. huneya
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    http://www.themathpage.com/acalc/applied.htm

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  9. klimenkov
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    Don't be angry, please. It was just a joke.

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    |dw:1342945810260:dw|

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  11. waterineyes
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    I am also joking.. Ha ha ha.

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    |dw:1342945859462:dw|

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  13. FoolAroundMath
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    |dw:1342945796754:dw| Area of rectangle = \(2R\cos{\alpha}\times 2R\sin{\alpha}\) So basically, it is to max the functions \(\sin{2\alpha}\) which is \(1\)

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  14. waterineyes
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    Yes @mukushla It has maximum area when the rectangle is a square, I guess..

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    |dw:1342945935930:dw|

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    so the maximum area is for a square with \(a=b=r \sqrt{2} \)

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    |dw:1342946128295:dw|

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  18. huneya
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    was i wrong

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    Using pythogoras theorem: \[r^2 = x^2 + y^2\] \[y = \sqrt{r^2 - x^2}\] Area = (2x)(2y) = 4xy = \(\huge {4 (\frac{r^2 - 2x^2}{\sqrt{r^2 - x^2}})}\)

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    For maximum and minimum put Area' = 0

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    Sorry the above one that I found is Area' and not Area..

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    So: \[ {4 (\frac{r^2 - 2x^2}{\sqrt{r^2 - x^2}})} = 0 \implies r^2 - 2x^2 = 0\] \[x = \frac{r}{\sqrt{2}}\]

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    always calculus is explicit way to solving problems :D

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  24. waterineyes
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    Now you can check this this is will be maximum by taking the second derivative.. So, \[x = y = \frac{r}{\sqrt{2}}\] Or: \[2x = 2y \implies Square\]

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    How can I give the "Best Response" not only one @mukushla? I like all the solutions.

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  26. waterineyes
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    Go with mukushla...

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  27. mukushla
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    @FoolAroundMath your approach is nicer than the others i gave a medal to foolaround math on behalf of u klimenkov

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  28. klimenkov
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    @FoolAroundMath and @waterineyes solutions are actually the same. One can get it using the substitution \(x=r\cosθ, \ y=r\sinθ\).

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