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lili.gallegos
 one year ago
How do you find minimum surface area of an opentop, square based, rectangular metal tank that will have a volume of 61 ft^3 ?
lili.gallegos
 one year ago
How do you find minimum surface area of an opentop, square based, rectangular metal tank that will have a volume of 61 ft^3 ?

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amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how do we define surface area for the tank? outside, or is inside included?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1assuming it just means the outside, how would you propose we setup a formula for finding the volume and surface area of the tank to start with?

courtneygraley009
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can use this online calculator to determine the surface area. This calculator is very easy to understand and use. http://www.acalculator.com/volumeconversioncalculator.html

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please see my attached solution. I'm not good in typing...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The squares width for a minimum surface area for a volume of 61 ft^3 is:\[w\to \sqrt[3]{122} \] or 4.95968 to the nearest 0.00001 ft^3. Refer to the attached file.
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