A piece of wire 10 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle

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A piece of wire 10 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is (a) a maximum? (b) A minimum?

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