# A can in the shape of a right circular cylinder is required to have a volume of 500 cubic centimeters.

## Question:

(a) Express the total cost C of the material as a function of the radius r of the cylinder. (Refer to Figure 43.)

**Figure 43**

(b) Graph C = C(r). For what value of r is the cost C a minimum?

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