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# Homework Help: math

Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:58pm.

Marie is cleaning an area of her yard to make a garden. She wants to make a rectangular garden with a perimeter of 38ft. What is the greatest area possible that Marie can make the garden? Use only whole numbers.

• math - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 5:02pm

P = 2L + 2W

Her garden could be:

9 by 10
8 by 11
7 by 12

Which of those dimensions gives the greatest area?

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