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Homework Help: Math OPTIMIZATION

Posted by Willoby on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 1:47am.

A home gardener plans to enclose two rectangular gardens with fencing. The dimensions of the garden: x by 12-x, y by 12-x-y
a. Find the values of x and y that maximize the total area enclosed.
b. What is the maximum total area enclosed?
c. How many meters of fencing are needed?

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