# Find the most economical route in Exercise 17 if the power plant is 2,000 meters downstream from the factory. Data from Exercises 17 A cable is to be run from a power plant on one side of a river 1,200

Find the most economical route in Exercise 17 if the power plant is 2,000 meters downstream from the factory.

**Data from Exercises 17**

A cable is to be run from a power plant on one side of a river 1,200 meters wide to a factory on the other side, 1,500 meters downstream. The cost of running the cable under the water is $25 per meter, while the cost over land is $20 per meter. What is the most economical route over which to run the cable?

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**3**Section: Exercises 3.5

Problem: 18

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