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Get Full Access to Calculus: Early Transcendentals - 1 Edition - Chapter 4.4 - Problem 51e
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# Minimum-length roads A house is located at each corner of

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## Solution for problem 51E Chapter 4.4

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Problem 51E

Minimum-length roads A house is located at each corner of a square with side lengths of 1 mi. What is the length of the shortest road system with straight roads that connects all of the houses by roads (that is, a road system that allows one to drive from any house to any other house?)? (H ? int: Place two points inside the square at which roads meet.?) (S ? ource: Halmos. for Mathematicians Young and ? Old.)

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution Step 1 Consider A BCD as the square and let the houses be located at each corner.

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