Posted by **Paul** on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 5:53pm.

How could you find the measurements of the garden with a perimeter of 60 feet and the greatest possible area?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 6:01pm
P = 2L + 2W

A = LW

If the garden is a square >> 60 / 4 = 15

Area = 15 * 15 = 225 sq. ft.

Let's try a different set of dimensions.

A = 10 * 20

A = 200 sq. ft

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**Paul**, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 10:11pm
What would you add to 2/3 to get a sum of 1?

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