Posted by **luckybee** on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 1:14pm.

a farmer has 600 meters of fencing and plans to use it to build two adjacent rectangular pens as show above. the farmer would like the total area of the two pens to be 1000 square meters. write an equation to determine the value of x? My solution is: 3X^2 - 600X + 2000= 0

is this correct?

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**Steve**, Friday, June 29, 2012 at 4:37pm
That's what I get, too.

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