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 Apr7 revised Reduce on equations involving integrals added 2 characters in body Apr7 comment Reduce on equations involving integrals Thanks belisarius. My questions is more to do with using Reduce on the expressions involving integrals however, not so much solving the problem. (I do like your solution though). Apr7 asked Reduce on equations involving integrals Feb16 awarded Yearling Dec13 awarded Popular Question Oct15 awarded Nice Question Sep28 awarded Popular Question Aug8 accepted Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material Aug6 comment Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material Aha... I had been using D (partial derivative) necessitating the expression of h in terms of r. I see that Dt takes care of this. Thanks again J.M.! Aug6 revised Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material deleted 350 characters in body Aug6 awarded Editor Aug6 revised Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material added 108 characters in body Aug6 comment Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material @J.M. I'm still curious as to how to solve it with Reduce. I added an answer which takes the approach I was looking for, but uses a rewrite kludge. Aug6 comment Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material @J.M. Wasn't familiar with Minimize... Thanks for the suggestion! However, is there a way to get the answer not in terms of Root? Aug6 answered Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material Aug6 asked Find the dimensions of a cylindrical can that will minimize the cost of the material Mar2 accepted Finding critical points of a function Mar1 asked Finding critical points of a function Feb18 awarded Teacher Feb18 comment Using implicit differentiation to find a line that is tangent to a curve at a point Thank you @J.M.. I also decided to explore using a program to solve this sort of problem. I've posted a separate answer illustrating this approach.