32 - 34 Maxima and minima problems of a rectangle inscribed in a triangle

Problem 32
Find the dimension of the largest rectangular building that can be placed on a right-triangular lot, facing one of the perpendicular sides.

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Problem 33
A lot has the form of a right triangle, with perpendicular sides 60 and 80 feet long. Find the length and width of the largest rectangular building that can be erected, facing the hypotenuse of the triangle.

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Problem 34
Solve Problem 34 above if the lengths of the perpendicular sides are a, b.

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