Posted by **Carolyn** on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 10:45pm.

A retail lumberyard plans to store lumber in a rectangular region adjoining the sales office. The region will be fenced on three sides and the fourth side will be bounded by the wall of the office. Find the dimensions of the region if 350 feet of fencing is available and the area of the region is 12,500 square feet.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 12:52pm
If the region is LxW then

L+2W = 350

LW = 12500

L = 350-2W

(350-2W)W = 12500

350W - 2W^2 = 12500

W = 50,125

L = 250,100

So, the area could be 50x250 or 125x100

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