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.

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

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

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

Algbera  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 ?

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

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

Algbera  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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