February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Taylor on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:51am.

A farmer needs to enclose three sides of a pasture with a fence (the fourth side is a river). The farmer has 42 meters of fence and wants the pasture to have an area of 220 sq-meters. What should the dimensions of the pasture be? (For the purpose of this problem, the width will be the smaller dimension (needing two sides); the length with be the longer dimension (needing one side). Additionally, the length should be as long as possible.)

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