Wednesday

October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014

Posted by **Tori** on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:00pm.

- Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:03pmarea= LW

but 2W+L=600

L= 600-2W

area= (600-2W)(w)

well, roots are w=0, and w=300 that is where area is zero. Since a parabola is described here, the max will occur halfway, or w=150. Solve for Area when w=150

Plot Area vs W and see if this is so. Use your graphing calculator.

- Algebra -
**Tori**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:04pmI already know that the answer is 300 for the length and 150 for the width, giving a sq ft of 45,000. The only problem is i do not know how to get that answer.

- Algebra -
**Tori**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:08pm@bobpursley i got it now. thanks a bunch =)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

College Algebra - You have 800 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot ...

Math - You have 192 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders ...

Math - Show all work You have 92 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot ...

Math - A farmer with 8000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot ...

college Algebra - A rectangular fence is to be built along a river using the ...

Algebra - Word Problems: 1. A farmer has 2400 feet of fencing and wants to fence...

Calculus - 600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot If I don't fence ...

intermediate algebra - A farmer with 3000 feet of fencing wants to enclose a ...

Math - The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to ...

Math - The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to ...