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kirbykirby
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Is there a way to optimize (find global max and min) a function given a boundary (such as by a triangle x=0, y=0, y=x+3) on Wolfram Alpha?
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kirbykirby Group Title
Is there a way to optimize (find global max and min) a function given a boundary (such as by a triangle x=0, y=0, y=x+3) on Wolfram Alpha?
 2 years ago
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I just need a way to verify if my answer is correct... They have a way to determine it if the boundary is just one "function" (equation), like a circle. But I don't know how to define it if I have some triangle defined by 3 separate functions.
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seitys Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Check where the first derivative is 0 or undefined to find the critical points and plug those and the end points into the function to find the max.
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Jusaquikie Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot%3A+x%3D0%2C+y%3D0%2C+y%3Dx%2B3
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kirbykirby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
^ Do you know how to combine that with asking Wolfram to optimize a function given that boundary?
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kirbykirby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For example, Wolfram provides this example: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=maximize+e%5Ex+sin+y+on+x%5E2%2By%5E2%3D1&lk=3
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kirbykirby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I tried putting "on x=0,y=0,y=x+3" but it doesn't give a max or min... which seems fishy
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Jusaquikie Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the ones i tried don't look right either, sorry.
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Jusaquikie Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the ones i tried don't look right either, sorry.
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Jusaquikie Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=optimization&lk=4&num=1
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kirbykirby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohh wait I figured it out :) I had to say "on x>=0,y>=0,y<=x+3"
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kirbykirby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which makes sense loll. thanks for everyone's help though
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