Education Technology

Optimization

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

This activity shows the student how to determine the optimal solution for maximum volume based on the box-with-no-top problem.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Be able to calculate the maximum volume for the box problem.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary