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NMinimize in one-dimensional Interval

An Interval should be a one-dimensional region, so a region. I tried to minimize a function over an interval, e.g.: ...
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Can't find maximum of a function on a region

for h=0.2 I'm trying to find the maximum value of (-h^2/3)*(-1/x^2) subject to ...
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How to find alignments of interlocking shapes?

I'm searching for the ways to align interlocking shapes, that is, finding the locations and rotations that maximize the arc length at which they touch. For simplicity, I'm assuming 'shapes' are one ...
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Easy FindMaximum returns a wrong answer

FindMaximum in region is a new function in mma10,but when I tried the following example: ...
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Why does EvaluationMonitor in FindMaximum only work for some regions?

This has come about after trying to understand what was going on with this question about FindMaximum and regions. My first thought in that scenario was to set-up <...