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July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014

Number of results: 4,179

**Calculus**

a college is planning to construct a new parking lot. the parking lot must be rectangular and enclose 6000 square meters of land. A fence will surround the parking lot, and another fence parallel to one of the sides will divide the parking lot into two sections, what are the ...
*November 26, 2010 by Oswaldo*

**Calculus**

a college is planning to construct a new parking lot. the parking lot must be rectangular and enclose 6000 square meters of land. A fence will surround the parking lot, and another fence parallel to one of the sides will divide the parking lot into two sections, what are the ...
*November 26, 2010 by Marc*

**fdr**

a rectangular fence is constructed that will enclose 100 ft sq of land. three sides will be built from fencing that costs 10 dollars per foot and the 4th side will be built from fencing that costs 23 dollars per foot. find the dimensions of the rectangular fence that minimizes...
*May 19, 2014 by iqra*

**Calculus**

Could someone help me with these questions. If an equation s(t)=t^3 - 2t^2 + 1 describes an object's motion in metres, at what time t, in seconds, will the object be stationary? a) 1s b) 0s and 4/3s c) 0s d) 4/3s -------------------------------------- A box is to be ...
*March 4, 2012 by Jessica*

**Calculus**

Could someone help me with these questions. If an equation s(t)=t^3 - 2t^2 + 1 describes an object's motion in metres, at what time t, in seconds, will the object be stationary? a) 1s b) 0s and 4/3s c) 0s d) 4/3s -------------------------------------- A box is to be ...
*March 4, 2012 by Jessica*

**Geometry**

A farmer uses 140 ft. of fencing to enclose a rectangular field. if the ratio of length to width is 3:4, find the diagonal of the field. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
*November 7, 2010 by Rachel*

**5th Grade Math**

A farmer has a rectangular field that is 48 by 36, he wants to fence 16 small pens, how much fencing does he need?
*October 3, 2013 by SlightlyConfused*

**Physics**

A Stubborn, 120 kg mule sits down and refuses to move. To drag the mule to the barn, the exasperated farmer ties a rope around the pulls with his maximum force of 800N. The coefficients of friction between the mule and the ground are Us=0.8 and Uk=0.5. Is the farmer able to ...
*October 8, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

A farmer wants to build a rectangular pen and then divide it with two interior fences. The total area is to be 2484ft^2. The exterior fence costs $18.00 per foot and the interior fence costs $16.50 per foot. Find the dimensions of the pen that will minimize the cost. What is ...
*July 15, 2012 by Catie *

**Calculus**

A rancher plans to set aside a rectangular region of one square kilometer for cattle and wishes to build a wooden fence to enclose the region. Since one side of the region will run along the road, the rancher decides to use a better quality wood for that side which costs three...
*December 16, 2011 by Chris*

**Math **

Farmer Bob is considering buying a new field that is next to one he already owns. The field he is considering is a perfect square. The fence along each side of this square field is made of old logs and is a third of a mile lone. If he can walk at a rate of three miles per hour...
*February 8, 2013 by Isabel*

**physics**

A stubborn, 120 {\rm kg} mule sits down and refuses to move. To drag the mule to the barn, the exasperated farmer ties a rope around the mule and pulls with his maximum force of 800 {\rm N}. The coefficients of friction between the mule and the ground are \mu _{\rm s} = 0.80 ...
*March 16, 2010 by norm*

**Applied Calculus**

A hardware store owner chooses to enclose an 800 square foot rectangular area in front of her store so that one of the sides of the store will be used as one of the four sides of the fence. If the two sides that come out from the store front cost $3 per running foot for ...
*April 8, 2012 by Trisha*

**College Algebra and Trig**

a rancher has 12,000 feet of fence to enclose 5 adjacent pens. determine the outer rectangular dimensions that result the maximum enclosed area.
*October 14, 2010 by tiffany*

**Calculus**

a farmer has 160 ft of fence and wants a pen to adjoin to the whole side of the 130 ft barn. what should the dimensions be for maximum area?
*November 18, 2010 by Jessica*

**math**

i need to enclose a 250 square ft section with a fence that cost $1.50 per yard what dimensions would I use to minimize the cost?
*November 27, 2010 by Daphne *

**math**

I need to enclose a section that is 250 square ft with a fence that cost $1.50 per yard, what dimension would i use to minimize the cost?
*November 27, 2010 by Daphne *

**Calculus **

600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot If I don't fence one side what is the length and width of the plot that maximized the area?
*November 25, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

A farmer is constructing a rectangular pen with one addtional fence across its width.find the maximum area that can be enclosed with 2400m of fencing .
*November 16, 2013 by Anonymous*

**ALGEBRA**

A farmer has 165 feet of fencing material in which to enclose a rectangle area. He wants the length x to be greater than 50 feet and width y to be no more than 20 feet. write a system to represent this situation.
*March 13, 2011 by Casey*

**math **

Farmer Hodges has 50 feet of fencing to make a rectangular hog pen beside a very large barn. He needs to fence only three sides because the barn will form the fourth side. Studies have shown that under those conditions the side parallel to the barn should be 5 feet longer than...
*June 13, 2012 by jamie lynn*

**Algebra**

SOlve you have 78 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular pasture by a barn. If you do not fence the side along the barn, find the length and width of the lot that will maximize the area
*March 5, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area that is 600 sq. ft. He is using his barn for one of the sides. The barn is 30 feet long and he does not want the pen to extend longer than the barn. How much fencing will need to be purchased?
*February 17, 2014 by Cindy*

**MATH**

A town decides to build a playground using one of the existing walls beside an elementary school. What is the maximum area they can enclose using only 100ft of donated fence?
*October 28, 2011 by Anna*

**Calculus**

A rancher has 900 meters of fence to enclose a rectangular corral. The corral is to be divided into four subcorrals. What are the overall dimensions of the large enclosure that yield the maximum area?
*October 31, 2012 by Anom*

**Pre-Calculus**

A rectangular garden with an area of 250 square meters is to be located next to a building and fenced on three sides, with the building acting as a fence on the fourth side. Let x be the length of the side parallel to the building. 1. Find T(x), the total amount of the fence ...
*January 18, 2008 by Courtney*

**11th grade math**

A farmer wants to fence in 60 000m^2 of land in a rectangular field along a straight road. The fencing that he plans to use along the road is $10 per meter and the fencing that he plans to use for the other three sides costs $5 per meter. a) How much of each type of fence ...
*March 25, 2012 by jenna*

**calculus**

a farmer has a 2040 ft of fencing and wishes to fence off two separate fields. one of the fields is to be a rectangle with the length twise as long os the width. while the other field is to be square. determine the dimension of the fields if the farmer wishes to maximize the ...
*November 17, 2011 by robert*

**College Algebra**

A rectangular dog pen is to be made to enclose an area of 144 sq. ft. The pen is to be divided into 2 equal sections by a section of the fence. Assuming a total of 400 sq. feet of fence, find the dimensions of the pen that will require the least amonut of fencing material. Ok ...
*December 3, 2008 by Jenny*

**calc 151**

two fences, 16 ft apart, are to be constructed so that the first fence is 2 ft high and the second fence is higher then the first. what is the length of the shortest pole that has one end on the ground, passes over the first fence, and then reaches the second fence?
*November 16, 2010 by Presleigh*

**math**

a farmer wants to build a rectangular pen using a side of a barn and 60ft of fence. find the dimensions and area of the largest such pen
*February 2, 2011 by joe*

**yeah**

a farmer wants to fence in three sides of a rectangular field with 1,000 feet of fencing. the other side of the rectangle will be a river. find the dimensions of the field.
*December 1, 2012 by judy*

**MATH**

i need this as quick as possible please Omar is building a straight fence, with posts one meter apart. If the fence is 13 meters long, how many fence posts does he need? If the fence is 13 meters long, how many fence posts does he need?
*November 16, 2011 by Emily*

**Pre Calculas**

A GARDENER HAS 60' of edging. She wants to use it to enclose a 120 square foot rectangular area. She does not have to use up all of the edging. what are the possible lengths that a side of the rectangle can have? Answer using interval notation. Hint: if the length of the ...
*May 23, 2013 by Laura*

**math**

Betty bought 105 ft of fencing to enclose a vegetable garden in her backyard. The garden is to be a rectangle, twice as long as it is wide, with a fence across the middle parallel to the width. What should be the dimension of the garden in feet?
*March 16, 2010 by Bank*

**Math**

A developer wants to enclose a rectangular grassy lot that borders a city street for parking. If the developer has 344 feet of fencing and does not fence the side along the street, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
*July 5, 2012 by Tony *

**Functions**

A farmer wants to enclose a rectangular field with 180m of fencing. The side of the barn will act as one side of the enclosure, leaving 3 sides to be covered. The function that describes the area inside is f(x)=x(180-2x) what are the dimensions of the closure with the largest ...
*June 17, 2014 by Mathlete*

**math**

A typical Latino coffee farmer has fixed costs of $10,000 per year. Under the old distribution system, the farmer is paid $.40 per pound (U.S. weight measure) and the farmer’s variable cost per pound is $.30. What is the farmer’s breakeven point in units (pounds) under the old...
*November 15, 2009 by Val*

**Math / Algebra Word Problem**

The Parkhursts used 160 yd of fencing to enclose a rectangular corral and to divide it into two parts by a fence parrallel to one of the shorter sides. Find the dimensions of the corral if its area is 1000 yd^2 Thank you!
*December 6, 2007 by Ray*

**math**

charlie is designing an 80 ft by 120ft rectangular fence. he wants to put posts 10ft apart along one of the 120 ft sides. the posts will be 8ft apart along the other three sides of the fence. how many posts does charlie need?
*September 5, 2012 by heather*

**Math**

A farmer is putting a fence around his flower garden. He can use no more than 80ft of fencing. He wants the width to be at least 5ft and the length to be at least 20ft. How do I solve this inequality?
*September 5, 2012 by Darnell*

**Word Problem**

A developer wants to enclose a rectangular grassy lot that borders a city street for parking. If the developer has 212 feet of fencing and does not fence the side along the street, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
*October 24, 2011 by Jessica*

**Math**

Show all work You have 92 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side alongthe river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area.
*October 25, 2011 by Liz*

**maths**

1. Farmer Brown has 1200ft of fence to create a rectangular pen. If he would like to separate the pen into 4 areas, what dimensions will maximize and what is the maximum area? (Do not forget units!)
*April 8, 2011 by Anonymous*

**optimization **

Farmer taylor wants to fence a rectangular area of 1800 square feet and divided into 3 parts by fencing parallel to the shorter side. What is the minimum amount of fencing for this job?
*April 3, 2014 by JESSICA*

**math**

the new playground at middeldae school will be enclosed by a fence. The playgroundnd will be rectangualar and will have an area of 225 yd. The number of yards on each side will be a whole number. What is the least amount of fencing that could be required to enclose the ...
*March 25, 2013 by Anonymous*

**appliedcalculus**

Suppose a farmer has 1,000 feet of fence and wishes to build two identical rectangular enclosures. What should be the dimensions of each enclosure if the total area is to be a maximum? Set problem up and solve using derivatives.
*April 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

Damon, Help :) A rancher plans to set aside a rectangular region of one square kilometer for cattle and wishes to build a wooden fence to enclose the region. Since one side of the region will run along the road, the rancher decides to use a better quality wood for that side ...
*December 16, 2011 by Chris*

**math**

a farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular region with 210 meters of fencing in such a way that the length is twice the width and the region is divided into two equal parts. what length and width should be used?
*September 6, 2011 by eddie*

**math**

a farmer has 200 yards of fencing to enclose three sides of a rectangular piece of property that lies next to a river. the river will serve as the fourth side. find the dimensions of property if the area is 3200 yards^2
*September 5, 2012 by Amber*

**geometry**

Mr. Ben has 100 meters of fence to enclose his chicken pen. He wants to use a shape that will give him the maximum area for his pen. Which shape should he use?
*November 4, 2012 by Hibiscus*

**College Algebra Word Problem**

A rectangular dog pen is to be made to enclose an area of 625 sq. ft. The pen is to be divided into 2 equal sections by a section of the fence. Find the dimensions of the pen that will require the least amount of fencing material. Thank you!
*December 1, 2008 by Jenny*

**calculus**

Damon help again :) (last one I promise) why is X along the road sqrt2/2? ] A rancher plans to set aside a rectangular region of one square kilometer for cattle and wishes to build a wooden fence to enclose the region. Since one side of the region will run along the road, the ...
*December 16, 2011 by Chris*

**Math**

A rectangular study area is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into two equal parts, with a fence running along the division parallel to one of the sides. if the total area is 384 ft^2, find the dimensions of the study area that will minimize the total length of the fence. ...
*March 10, 2009 by Sam*

**yetf8edfueidcyt87e**

a farmer wishes to fence off a rectangular field with 1,000 feet of fencing.if the long side of the field is along a stream, express the area of the field as a function of its width
*October 13, 2012 by lara*

**maths**

A farmer in california owns a beautiful pear tree.He supplies the fruit to a near by grocery store.The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase.The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches.Each branch has exactly 12 ...
*June 26, 2014 by nandini*

**math 5th**

The new playground at Middledale school will be enclosed by a fence. The playground will be rectangular and will have an area of 225 sq. yd. The number of yards on each side will be a whole number. What is the least amount of fencing that could be required to enclose the ...
*February 12, 2013 by sean*

**math**

JOHN is planting a garden. He wants to put a fence around it. If the garden is 3,000cm wide and 6,500 cm long, how much fence does he need? What will the cost be if fence is 15.25 per meter
*March 11, 2013 by sam *

**Geometry**

A farmer wants to fence in a rectangular pen using the wall of a barn for one side of the pen and 115 feet of fencing for the remaining 3 sides. What dimensions will give her the maximum area for the pen?
*October 30, 2012 by Jammy*

**math**

If a man is fencing in a rectangular lot of grass next to the road and doesnt want to fence the side touching the road and has 248 feet of fence, whats the maximum area he can fence?
*September 21, 2011 by ryan*

**math**

a farmer wishes to fence a field in the form of a right triangle.If one angle of the right triangle is 43.2 degree,and the hypotenuse is 200yard,find the amount of fencing neede.
*February 20, 2014 by rhodora*

**Algebra**

You have 600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side along the river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed?
*October 17, 2010 by Tori*

**Calc 1**

A farmer with 700 ft of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into four pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle. What is the largest possible total area of the four pens?
*February 24, 2012 by Grant*

**Algebra 2**

A farmer wants to enclose 2 adjacent rectangular regions next to a river. No fencing will be used next to the river. 60 meters of fencing will be used. What is the area of the largest region that can be enclosed. I need all of the steps to get to the answer.
*April 22, 2011 by Brandon*

**College Algebra**

You have 800 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side along the river,find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed?
*February 18, 2013 by Anonymous *

**math**

A farmer has 110 metres of fencing to fence off a rectangular area. Part of one side is a wall of length 15m. Find the dimensions of the ﬁeld that give the maximum area. Thank you so much for a huge help.
*October 22, 2013 by Lucas*

**Calculus**

A rancher wants to fence in an area of 5189400 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use?
*June 22, 2009 by Z32*

**Calculus**

A rancher wants to fence in an area of 500000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle, parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use?
*November 6, 2009 by Salman*

**CALC**

A rancher wants to fence in an area of 1500000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use?
*May 29, 2010 by Adam*

**math12A TRIG pleas help**

a farmer wishes to fence a field in the form of a right triangle.If one angle of the right triangle is 43.2 degree and the hypotenuse is 200yard,find the amount of fencing needed.
*February 20, 2014 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

A landscape architect wished to enclose a rectangular garden on one side by a brick wall costing $30/ft and on the other three sides by a metal fence costing $10/ft. If the area of the garden is 42 square feet, find the dimensions of the garden that minimize the cost.
*November 4, 2007 by al*

**math**

a developer wants to enclose a rectangular grassy lot that borders a city street for parking. If the developer has 336 feet of fencing and does not fence the side along the street, what is the largest area that can be enclosed and what are the dimensions that give this maximum...
*November 8, 2011 by Jessica*

**math**

George has enough fencing to enclose 2400 square feet around a circular pool. If he builds a circular fence and he wants 12 foot walkway around the pool, what is the largest pool diameter possible?
*November 30, 2010 by carmie*

**Precalculus**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet
*March 29, 2010 by Arielt*

**MATH problem help had typo**

The Parkhursts used 160 yd of fencing to enclose a rectangular corral to divide it into two parts by a fence parallel to one of the shorter sides. Find the dimensions of the corral if its area is 1000 yd ^2 ( yd has a small 2 above the d) SO CONFUSED NEED TO SHOW STEPS
*December 5, 2007 by sam*

**Calculus**

A 25 foot ladder is leaning on a 9 foot fence. The base of the ladder is being pulled away from the fence at the rate of 10 feet/minute. How fast is the top of the ladder approaching the ground when the base is 9 from the fence? [Note: The ladder is protruding over the top of ...
*October 13, 2009 by Z32*

**Calculus**

A 17 foot ladder is leaning on a 6 foot fence. The base of the ladder is being pulled away from the fence at the rate of 5 feet/minute. How fast is the top of the ladder approaching the ground when the base is 6 from the fence? [Note: The ladder is protruding over the top of ...
*March 15, 2011 by Anonymous*

**calcus/ math**

Nick has enough wire to construct a 100m of fence. he wish to use it to form three sides of a rectangular garden,one side is along his building. 1)What dimensions should be choose in order to enclose the largest possible area? 2)Verify the result thus obtained by graphical ...
*December 28, 2010 by Jessy*

**Calculus Follow Up**

A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? The image looks like this: box box box box box box also: If the interior fencing is $3.00 per foot ...
*April 10, 2013 by Henry*

**algebra**

a farmer grows corn, tomatoes, and sunflowers on a 320 acre farm. this year the farmer wants to plant twice as many acres of tomatoes as sunflowers. The farmer also wants to plant 40 more acres of corn than of tomatoes. How many acres of of each crop should the farmer plant?
*November 28, 2012 by Sam*

**Math**

A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular region with 196 meters of fencing in such a way that the length is twice the width and that the region is divided along its length into two equal parts. What is the length and width in meters?
*September 17, 2013 by Emily*

**Precalculus**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet please show work! i need help fast
*March 29, 2010 by Help now fast due tommorow*

**Precalculus**

a farmer has available 1032 feet of fencing and wishes to enclose a rectangular area. If x represents the width of the rectangle for what value of x is the area the largest A) 256.5 feet b) 258 feet c) 256 feet d) 257 feet please show work! i need help fast
*March 29, 2010 by Help now fast due tommorow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!*

**area and perimet**

Farmer Brown has 700 yards of fencing with which to build a rectangular corral divided into two pens. He builds a corral that uses the river as one side so he only has to fence the other 3 sides and the divider down the middle
*February 15, 2014 by Lyndsie *

**math**

a rectangular swimming pool 20 feet long and 10 feet wide,is enclosed by a wooden deck that is 3 feet wide. What is the area of the deck? How much fence is required to enclose the deck?
*September 19, 2013 by Dee*

**math**

a rectangular swimming pool 20 feet long and 10 feet wide,is enclosed by a wooden deck that is 3 feet wide. What is the area of the deck? How much fence is required to enclose the deck?
*September 19, 2013 by Dee*

**Calculus**

A ostrich farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into four pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). He has 820 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the four pens?
*April 25, 2011 by Amanda*

**Calculus**

A pig farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into six pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). There are 610 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the six pens?
*April 26, 2012 by Christie*

**Algebra**

A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular region using part of his barn for one side and fencing for remaining sides. The area of the region is maximized when the width is 30 feet. a.) write an equation that could model the area as a function of the width. Let P equal the amount...
*September 20, 2012 by Kristen*

**college algebra**

A farmer has 1000 feet of fence a rectangular plot of land. The plot lies along a river so that only has three sides need to be fenced. Find the largest area that can be fenced. What's the best way to solve this?
*February 20, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

A farmer wishes to enclose a long rectangular pin that will then be divided into four separated, adjacent pins (all 4 pins are in a row) for different breeds of farm animals. He has 1100 feet of fencing available for use. What should the dimensions of the pin be so that he is ...
*December 1, 2011 by Kirsten*

**Math**

A farmer plans to enclose a rectangular pasture adjacent to a river. (see figure). The pasture must contain 320,000 square meters in order to provide enough grass for the herd. What dimensions will require the least amount of fencing if no fencing is needed along the river? x...
*March 4, 2012 by Malika*

**Calculus 1**

If you have 280 meters of fencing and want to enclose a rectangular area up against a long, straight wall, what is the largest area you can enclose?
*November 22, 2011 by D*

**Pre-Calc**

A farmer is making a pig pen next to the barn. He has enough materials to build 50 feet of fencing. a)what is the largest area he can fence in? b)what are the dimensions of the pen with the largest area?
*February 19, 2014 by John*

**math**

A fence post is to be along side of a lot measuring 114 feet. 19 fence posts are to be used, 1 at each end and 17 equally spaced between the ends.What is the distance between centers of 2 consecutive fence post?
*December 8, 2010 by Randu*

**Pre Calculus**

A contractor is to fence off a rectangular field along a straight river, the side along the river requiring no fence. What is the least amount of fencing needed to fence of 30,000 meters squared?
*March 4, 2013 by Lauren*

**math**

A football field is 120 yards long and 53 yards wide. How much fencing is needed to enclose the field?
*February 25, 2013 by kelly*

**Calculus 2**

A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? I keep getting x=150 but I have been told that is not enough fencing. Can anyone help?
*April 10, 2013 by Henry*

**Algebra**

A rancher wishes to enclose a rectangular partitioned corral with 1932 feet of fencing. What dimensions of the corral would enclose the largest possible area?
*October 4, 2013 by Debo*

**Math**

Sam is planning to put a fence around a circular garden in his lawn. The garden is 10 feet from end to end. If the total cost of a fence is $440, what is the unit price of fence per foot? (Use ð=227.)
*June 20, 2014 by Amy*

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