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Optimization Calculus??

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    What is the smallest perimeter for a rectangle whose area is 16 in^2 and what are its dimensions?

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    a square

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    it's a rectangle lol

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    and since the area is 16 square inches, the sides are 4 inches each and the perimeter is 16

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    yes, i know, it is a rectangle. any square is a rectangle. an optimized one in fact

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