Exercise One: Solution (Calculus)

Problem:
Find the value of x for which H is a minimum. Determine that minimum value.

Solution:
Take the derivative of H with respect to x.

 

Set the derivative equal to zero and solve for x.


Find H
.


Answer:
H has a minimum value of 39/4 when x is 3/2.


Solution (algebraic)

Introduction to Exercises Exercise Two