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The Perfect View

I don’t remember where I got this question from (probably a textbook somewhere) but I remember it specifically for the different kind of way I went about solving it. Most people like to make a single variable the subject before differentiating, and this is usually the only way they...
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Maximum Volume of Cylinder Inside Cone

This question was seen in the GCSE 1985 paper as well as more recently the New South Wales HSC 2015 Mathematics paper. That kinda proves the recycling of questions over time and across different education systems. This is a question I like due to the purely algebraic nature of...
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