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Minimal Pyramids

by Michael Scott McClendon (Louisiana State University, Eunice)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 1998

Subject classification(s): Numbers and Computation | Measurement | Volume
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I

The dimensions of the pyramids (with base a regular \(n\)-gon) of minimum volume containing a given sphere

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One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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