# Optimization with Calculus 3

Video Lesson (Calculus)

## Video Tutorial: Optimization with Calculus 3

This free calculus video covers the following problem: A wire of length 100 centimeters is cut into two pieces; one is bent to form a square, and the other is bent to form an equilateral triangle. Where should the cut be made if (a) the sum of the two areas is to be a minimum; (b) a maximum? (Allow the possibility of no cut.)