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Thus A is minimum when
Using the Graphing Calculator, we find that
Notice that the value of r and h is the same. Which actually makes some intuitive sense if you attempt to visualise. Students should simplify to the simplest form, using appropriate indices formula.
For (ii), it can be solved using GC entirely. If students can, they should draw the curve out.