# Lagrange's Milkmaid Problem

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This Demonstration visualizes a classical example of constrained optimization using a Lagrange multiplier.

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Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (November 2013)

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References

[1] S. Jensen. "An Introduction to Lagrange Multipliers." (2011) www.slimy.com/~steuard/teaching/tutorials/Lagrange.html.

[2] A. Segalla and S. Watson, "The Flip-Side of a Lagrange Multiplier Problem," *The College Mathematics Journal*, 36(3), 2005 pp. 232–235.

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"Lagrange's Milkmaid Problem"

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Published: November 15 2013