Posted by Poppy on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 10:21pm.
determine the maximum area of a rectangular field that can be enclosed by 2400 m of fencing

math  Reiny, Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 10:53pm
The maximum area of a rectangel is obtained when the rectangle is a square
so 4sides = 240
1 side = 60
area = 60^2 = 3600 m^2

calculus  lee chiun, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 10:15am
A rectangular field is to be enclosed and divided into 4 equal lots by fences parallel to one of the sides. A total of 10,000 meters of fence are available. Find the area of the largest field that can be enclosed.
Answer This Question
Related Questions
 Algebra 2  A farmer wants to enclose three sides of a rectangular area that ...
 precalculus  A rectangular field is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into ...
 Math, Quadratic Functions  Eighty metres of fencing are available to enclose a ...
 precalc  area of a rectangular region: a farmer wishes to create two ...
 Algebra 2  A Rectangular Field is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into ...
 Algebra 2  A Rectangular Field is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into ...
 Math  A rectangular livestock pen with THREE SIDES of fencing is to be built ...
 Math OPTIMIZATION  A home gardener plans to enclose two rectangular gardens ...
 math  A farmer wants to fence in three sides of a rectangular field shown below...
 geometry  You have 32 feet of fencing and want to determine the maximum area ...
More Related Questions