Posted by Carlee on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:23pm.
A rancher has 220 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular corral. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that maximize the enclosed area, using all 220 feet of fencing. Then find the maximum area.

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:32pm
A square will provide the largest area.
220/4 = 55 feet on each side
A = 55 * 55
A = ? 
Math  Carlee, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:37pm
but its a rectangle

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:39pm
A square is a rectangle.

Math  Carlee, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 2:24pm
buuutttttt the sides will not be all the same length