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Constructing an Old Extreme Viewpoint

To maximize the angle of observation of a picture hanging on the wall, a classical optimization problem in calculus, the author describes an easy geometric construction of the solution without calculus.
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2853
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Author(s): 
Lester H. Lange
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
December, 1987
Subject(s): 
Geometry and Topology
Plane Geometry
Angles
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Rating Count: 
9.00
Rating Sum: 
26.00
Rating Average: 
2.89
Author (old format): 
Lester H. Lange
Applicable Course(s): 
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
4.9 Geometry
Modify Date: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Average: 2.9 (9 votes)

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