Posted by Help now fast due tommorow on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 6:13pm.
a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest
A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet
c) 256 feet d) 257 feet
please show work!
i need help fast

Precalculus  bobpursley, Monday, March 29, 2010 at 8:26pm
area= L*width
perimeter= 1032=2L+2W or
L= 516W
Area= (516W)W
take the derivative, set it to zero, and solve for W.