# Answer to Question #18720 in Calculus for hsd

Question #18720

A piece of wire 50 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle.

(a) How much of the wire should go to the square to maximize the total area enclosed by both figures? m

(b) How much of the wire should go to the square to minimize the total area enclosed by both figures? m

(a) How much of the wire should go to the square to maximize the total area enclosed by both figures? m

(b) How much of the wire should go to the square to minimize the total area enclosed by both figures? m

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