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ERIC Number: EJ938175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
The Tippy Trough
Young, Donald Francis
College Mathematics Journal, v37 n3 p205-213 May 2006
Consider a trough with a uniform cross section that is bounded by different functions on its two sides, and assume that the trough can be tipped either way. The question explored is this: If the trough is partially filled with water, what angle of tipping will maximize the depth of the water?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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