Tuesday

January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 8:06am.

- math -
**Reiny**, Friday, December 2, 2011 at 11:06ammake a sketch, so you will have 2 longs sides and 3 short sides parallel with the divider.

Let the long sides by y, and the short sides be x

3x + 2y = 300

y = (300 - 3x)/2 = 150 - 1.5x

Area = xy

= x(150-1.5x)

= 150x - 1.5x^2

= -1.5(x^2 - 100x + 2500 - 2500)

= -1.5(x-50)^2 + 3750

Max area = 3750 m^2

check: x = 50, y = 75

area = 3750, 3x+2y= 150+150 = 300

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math - A rectangular rice land is to be fenced along 4 sides and in the middle ...

Mathematics - A rectangular garden is to be fenced along four sides and is to be...

Math - A rectangular garden is to be fenced off and divided into 3 equal ...

MATH 11 help PLease! - A rectangular garden is made at the side of the house. ...

Maath:) - Sam is going to plant a rectangular flower garden next to his house. ...

engineering mathematics 1 - your father wants to fence a rectangular area in ...

5th grade math - holly's garden is divided into 5 equal sections. she will fence...

math - holly's garden is divided into 5 equal sections. she will fence the ...

Math - A rectangular garden is to be fenced by a farmer. One side of the garden ...

algebra 1 - Charles wants to build a vegetable garden such that three sides of ...