Posted by **stephenie** on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 11:11pm.

A farmer will be adding a rectangular corral to his barn. He has 600 feet of fencing. The part of the barn that is attached to the corral is 150 feet long.

Write a function for the area of the corral, A(x) and include the domain

Find the answers for both 'x' and 's'

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**Steve**, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 10:47am
dunno what "s" is.

So, is one side of the corral (along the barn) 150' long?

If so, then if the other dimension is x, the A(x) = 150x

Since 150+2x = 600,

x = 225

As described above, the problem is trivial, so please clarify.

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