Posted by **Nikayla** on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:51pm.

Afarmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. Wht is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100 ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area.

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**Nikayla**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:57pm
I got 25. Is this correct.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9:07pm
The question asks for dimensions(plural). You've only posted one number.

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**Nikayla**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9:07pm
It is 50 and 25

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**Reiny**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9:07pm
You partially answered the question.

It asked for the dimensions, so you need a length and width of the rectangle.

You are correct to say that the width must be 25 feet. but what is the length ?

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**Nikayla**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9:11pm
i am not quite sure.I am having a difficult time with this one.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9:14pm
50 and 25 are correct

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**fifi**, Monday, September 19, 2011 at 11:22am
it should be written as ( 5ft x 10 ft) and (5ft x 5ft)...is that correct?

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