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A series of free Calculus Video Lessons from UMKC - The University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Calculus I - Lecture 20

Optimization Problems 

  • Applied Maximum & Minimum Problems [4 min.]
  • Optimization over a (finite) Closed Interval: 
    Maximizing Area or Volume, Minimizing Cost [21.5 min.]
  • Optimization over Other Intervals: Minimizing Materials or Distance [11 min.]
  • An Economics Application: Cost, Revenue, Profit, & Marginal Analysis [9 min.]
  • Some Exercises [17 min.]



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