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Homework Help: algebra

Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 6:36pm.

Ian wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Ian has 450 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area of the pen?

a) Let w be the length of the pen perpendicular to the barn. Write an equation to model the area of the pen in terms of w

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