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Posted by **Adams** on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 3:24pm.

- Algebra - Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 3:42pmThe total dimensions should be 25 by 25.

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**Algebra - Math**, Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 4:56pmHi Ms. Sue,

Can you tell me how you came up with those dimensions, so I can understand the problem. Thank you T. Adams

- Algebra - Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 4:59pmA square gives the largest area.

You need 4 lengths of fence -- 1 parallel to the river and 3 perpendicular to the river. If each fence were 25 yards long -- then the perimeter of the two pens together is 100 yards.

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**T. Adams**, Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 6:45pmo.k. but the question asked what should the dimensions of the ten pens together be in order to yield the largest possible area - wouldn't that be 1250 feet? I guess I am still confused. Thank you. T. Adams

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 7:07pm25 * 25 = 625 sq. yards

Each pen is 12.5 * 25.

- Algebra - Math -
**Jewel**, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 3:39pmTranslante the word into a math expression Sheila buys some boxes of pens,with 20 pens in each box

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