Posted by **Andrew** on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 10:19am.

Jim has 400 ft of fence material and needs to enclose an area of 10,000 square feet for his garden as the diagram depicts. (The length of the house is 62 ft and the fence extends the same distance on either side of the house.) What must the dimensions of the rectangular enclosed region be? That is, what are the values of x and y? round answers to the nearest hundredth of a foot.

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