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Homework Help: algebra

Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 12:20pm.

18. Mr. Rogers wants to fence in a rectangular garden next to a straight section of the Scioto
River. He has 330 feet of fencing to do the entire job. He doesn’t need fencing along the
river, and there is a 4.5 foot wide clearance for a gate at one end.
What are the dimensions of the garden (x and y) with the largest area.
Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot.

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