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March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015

Posted by **emily** on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 2:40pm.

a. find a function that models the total area of enclosures with respect to the width of the enclosures.

b. write your function in vertex form using the vertex formula.

c. what is the largest area that farmer jack can enclose?

d. how should he use the fencing?

*use graphing calculator for a & b to verify*

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**Reiny**, Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 3:06pmTo make the question "interesting", usually there is a common side for the two adjacent rectangles

Otherwise they would simply have to be 2 equal squares.

Did you have a diagram to show it ?

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