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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Optimisation problems in context".

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*A child's play tent is made in the shape of half a cylinder. It is constructed from a fibreglass frame with material pulled tightly around it. The fibreglass frame consists of a rectangular base, two semi-circular ends and two further support rods, as shown in the following diagram.*" ... more - "
*A package is in the shape of a cuboid and has a length \(l\) cm, width \(w\) cm and height of 12 cm.*" ... more

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

"My favourite optimisation problem is the farmer's dilemma. It's one of the Advanced Starters and can be found here

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