A circular cylinder is inscribed in a given cone of radius R cm and height H cm as shown in the figure Find the curved surface area S of the circular cylinder as a function of x Find the relation connecting x and R when S is maximum

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\(\displaystyle \frac{h}{R-x} = \frac{H}{R}\)

\(\displaystyle\Rightarrow h = \frac{H}{R} (R-x)\)

Now, it is clear that,

\(\displaystyle S = 2\pi x\times h\)

Substitute the value of \(\displaystyle h\) and get \(\displaystyle S\) as a function of \(\displaystyle x\).

Differentiate the function that you just derived wrt \(\displaystyle x\), and put it equal to \(\displaystyle 0\).

You will find a relation between \(\displaystyle x\) and \(\displaystyle R\). – Anish Puthuraya · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Soham Dibyachintan · 2 years, 8 months ago

Right.Log in to reply

2pixh = S, x = R(1-h/H)..............................................................(when S is maximum) – Hrishikesh Dani · 2 years, 8 months ago

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S = 2

pix ; x= R[1-h/H] – Gaurav Chaudhary · 2 years, 8 months agoLog in to reply

right 2pixh = S, x = R(1-h/H)..........(when S is maximum) – Harsh Shah · 2 years, 8 months ago

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thanks 2 all – Sonali Sukesh · 2 years, 8 months ago

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need help fast – Sonali Sukesh · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Rohit Dogra · 2 years, 8 months ago

put H/R =k k=(H-h)/x from this h=H-kx after this S=2pixh put h=H-kx differentiate with respect to x and put dS/dx=0 from this x=R/2Log in to reply