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

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**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

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**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.

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