Number of results: 9,529

**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*

**Math**

farmer wants to enclose his pasture which is bordered by a river. If he uses 750 feet of fencing on three sides of the field, what is the largest area he can enclose?

*July 5, 2012 by Tony*

**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*

**Taalnet**

a fence has 200m of fencing to enclose two adjacent rectangular fences .find the dimensions such that the area enclosed will be 1400 square metre

*September 26, 2015 by fon valerie*

**Math.**

Nancy Tobey planted a vegetable garden in the backyard. However, the deer and raccoons have been stealing all the vegetables. She asked John to fence in the garden. The rectangular garden measures 8 feet by 15 feet. How many feet of fence should John purchase if he wants to ...

*October 17, 2010 by Unknown.*

**calculus**

a farmer wishes to fence off a rectangular plot of land, using an existing wall as one of the sides . the total are enclosed must be 600 square yards. the fence on the side parallel to the wall will cost 20$ per yard, while the fences on the other side will cost 30$ per yard. ...

*April 2, 2014 by tttt*

**calculus**

A Veterinarian has 80 feet of fence and he wants to enclose a rectangular dog-run along the back side of his office building. He will not fence the side along the building. What are the dimensions of the dog-run that give the maximum area he desires?

*December 21, 2016 by angie*

**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 1**

Rick has 1200 feet of fence that he wants to use to enclose a rectangular garden. Find the maximum area the garden can have.

*October 6, 2016 by SAM*

**College Algebra**

A gardener wants to fence in her plot in two equal rectangular sections. If she has 120 yards of fence and the area of the entire plot is 384 yd 2, find the possible dimensions in yards of the garden.

*May 29, 2012 by Tim*

**Math please help**

A farmer has 120 feet of fencing available to build a rectangular pen for her pygmy goats. She wants to give them as much room as possible to run. What are the dimensions of the rectangular pen with the largest area?

*October 26, 2011 by By Lana*

**MATH**

Mr. Smith used 17 lengths of fence to enclose his gardens. He now needs 6 lengths of fence for a dog kennel. Show how he can remove 6 lengths of fence and still have 2 squares. Please help!Thanks!

*February 5, 2016 by VER G.*

**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*

**calculus**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 210 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 3 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 14 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*November 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Calculus 1**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 220 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 6 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 13 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*October 31, 2011 by Olivia*

**Calculus**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 310 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 4 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 12 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*April 30, 2014 by JAY Z*

**Math**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 310 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 3 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 14 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*December 11, 2014 by Jacob*

**Math**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 310 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 3 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 14 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*December 11, 2014 by Benjamin*

**Calculus**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 280 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 6 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 15 dollars per foot. Find the length L and width W (with W<= L) of the ...

*November 2, 2009 by Z32*

**Math: Calculus**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 230 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 5 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 15 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*November 1, 2010 by REALLY NEED HELP!!!*

**Math 115**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 320 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 6 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 14 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most ...

*March 26, 2015 by Zack*

**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 1**

1)A farmer plans to create a rectangular garden that he will enclose with chicken wire. The garden can be no more than 30 ft wide. The farmer would like to use at most 180 ft. of chicken wire. Write a system of linear inequalities that models this situation. 2) Determine the ...

*January 2, 2013 by Hally*

**math**

To enclose rectangular field whose area is 68200 square meter, a farmer used 1460 m of fencing material. What is the length and width of the field. Please answer.. Thank you

*August 14, 2016 by Nimuel*

**algebra**

a rectangular plot of farmland will be bounded on one side by a river and on the other sides by a single strand electric fence . with 800m of wire at your disposal,what is the largest are you can enclose, and what are its dimensions ?

*January 31, 2016 by joan*

**Math**

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 200 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 3 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 13 dollars per foot. Find the length L and the width W (with W less than or ...

*March 23, 2011 by Thomas*

**math**

A farmer has a rectangular garden plot surrounded by 200 ft of fence. Find the length and width of the garden if its area is 2400 ft2. 2.A rectangular garden is 2 ft longer than it is wide. Its area is 783 ft2. What are its dimensions?

*September 1, 2012 by monae*

**Algebra**

Word Problems: 1. A farmer has 2400 feet of fencing and wants to fence off a rectangular field that borders a straight river. If he needs no fence along the river, what are the dimensions of the field that he can fence with the largest area? Find the area of the field. 2. If ...

*August 13, 2014 by Piper*

**engineering mathematics 1**

your father wants to fence a rectangular area in your backyard for a garden. one side of the garden is along rhe edgeof the yard is already fenced, so you only need to build a new fence along the other 3 sides of rectangle. if you have 80 meter of fencing available, what ...

*April 17, 2014 by athira*

**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*

**College Algebra**

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 and the ...

*September 18, 2011 by Brianna*

**algebra**

A farmer has 25 yards of fencing to make a pig pen. He is going to use the side of the barn as one of the sides of the fence, so he only needs to fence 3 sides. What should be the dimensions of the fence in order to maximize the area?

*February 18, 2015 by kk*

**math**

I'm building a new fence around my yard. The length is 20 ft. The width is 18 ft long. How much fence will I need to enclose the entire space?

*November 30, 2015 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

a farmer has a 1500 feet of fencing in his barn.he wishes to enclose a rectangler pen,subdivided in two regions by a section of the fence down the middle,parallel to one side of the rectangle.express the area enclosed by the pen as a function of its width x.what is the domain ...

*August 26, 2011 by natasha*

**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*

**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 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*

**Algebra**

a farmer wants to build a rectangular garden with a river as one side.what is the area of the biggest garden that he can fence with 220 meters of fencing materials?

*July 7, 2016 by Queen*

**calculus**

Farmer Jones has 210 meters of fence. She wishes to construct a rectangular pen using the river as one side and dividing the pen into six separate rectangular pens as shown. What should the dimensions of the combined pens be to maximize the area enclosed? 7 vertical and one ...

*May 14, 2013 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**

The Regional Farm Bureau (RFB) is preparing a brochure that offers advice about constructing pens for small farm animals, and they want us to be their consultants. They need us to carefully analyze the following situations and provide a detailed report. Then they will use our ...

*March 26, 2012 by Michael*

**Calculus**

The Regional Farm Bureau (RFB) is preparing a brochure that offers advice about constructing pens for small farm animals, and they want us to be their consultants. They need us to carefully analyze the following situations and provide a detailed report. Then they will use our ...

*March 27, 2012 by Michael*

**math**

Farmer has 100yd by 60yd fence around his barnyard. How many yards of fence is needed to replace it?

*May 17, 2012 by Rebecca McGhee*

**Grade 11 Math**

A rectangular dog run is to be enclosed by a fence and then divided into two smaller rectangular areas by a fence parallel to one of the sides. If 54m of fence is available, find the dimensions of the dog run of greatest possible area. State the total area

*April 26, 2011 by Stacy*

**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*

**college Algebra**

A rectangular fence is to be built along a river using the river as one side of the fence.the cost of the fencing for the two ends is $8 per sq ft and the cost of the fencing for the side running parallel to the river is $12 per sq ft. If you have $3600 to spend on purchasing ...

*April 15, 2014 by Tom*

**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*

**algebra**

Mike's family wants to build a rectangular fenced backyard area for their dog. They have a 20-meter length of wire fence and four posts. They can also use the 20-meter straight length of the back of their house as a side of the enclosure, but the fence cannot attach directly ...

*June 28, 2012 by km*

**precalculus**

A farmer needs to build a rectangular pen that is 800 square feet and has two bays. What equation can he use to minimize the cost of the fence and what are the dimensions of the pen?

*December 2, 2015 by sara*

**math**

A farmer is planting squashplants that need 2 3/8 feet to spread out. he has an area along a fence that is 20 feet long. Round the amount of space the squash plants need to the nearest 1/2 foot. How many squash plants can the farmer grow along the fence?

*January 26, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Algebra**

Isaac wants to enclose his backyard with a fence that is bounded on one side by the back of the house. if he has 164 feet of fencing material find the maximum area that can be enclosed by the fence.

*February 20, 2015 by Dave*

**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**

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*

**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*

**Geometry**

a Farmer want to put up a fence with a total perimeter of 250 ft. It is the shape of a rectangle but there is a river on one side. What is the maximum area of feet that the fence can be?

*January 11, 2011 by bobby*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**college algebra word problem**

Here's the problem I was asked: You are visiting your parents on a farm. They have asked you to design a small rectangular-shaped vegetable garden along an existing wall in their backyard. They wish to surround it with a small fence to protect their plants from animals. You ...

*December 2, 2009 by confused*

**Math**

A farmer has 80 feet of fencing, which she plans to use to fence in a plot of land for a pigpen. If she chooses to enclose a plot along the broad side of her barn, what is the largest area that can be enclosed? (Note: The side along the barn will not require fencing)

*January 31, 2012 by Chelsea*

**math-Polya**

What is the largest rectangular chicken pen (enclosure) that a farmer can construct (fence) if he/she is providing with a wire fencing of 20 metres? The farmer is expected to use only full metres for the sides. 1. Use Polya to solve problem (8) 2. Use three representations(...

*February 2, 2016 by Nothile*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**math**

A farmer wants to fence in three sides of a rectangular field shown below with 880 feet of fencing. The other side of the rectangle will be a river. If the enclosed area is to be maximum, find the dimensions of the field.

*April 29, 2015 by Heritage*

**Math**

A farmer is planting squash plants that need 2 3/8 feet to spread out. He has an area along a fence that is 20 feet long. Round the amount of space the squash plants need to the nearest 1/2 foot. How many squash plants can the farmer grow along the fence?

*April 8, 2013 by Laura*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

An ostrich farmer wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into 4 pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle. There are 720 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the largest possible total area of the 4 pens?

*October 28, 2014 by Leah*

**calculus**

You have been hired by a farmer to design a fenced-in rectangular enclosure for emus. The emus will require 720 square feet of area in which to roam, and the fence will cost 20 dollars per foot. The rectangular area will adjoin an existing wall, so a fence is only needed on ...

*November 17, 2015 by carl*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**algebra**

A veterinarian uses 300 feet of chain-link fencing to enclose a rectangular region and also to subdivide the region into two smaller rectangular regions by placing a fence parallel to one of the sides, (a) Write the width w as a function of the length l. w = 1 (b) Write the ...

*November 4, 2014 by Nate*

**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 rectangular field is to be enclosed by a fence. Two fences parallel to one side of the field divide the field into three rectangular fields. If 2400m of fence are available find the dimensions giving the max area.

*July 12, 2009 by steven*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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?

*July 25, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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**

Jennifer plans to fence a rectangular area around her rectangular swimming pool. The total area enclosed by the fence, including the pool, should be 5 times the area of the pool alone. The pool is 20 feet by 17 feet. A.)What is the total area enclosed by the fence? B.) fencing...

*November 19, 2012 by Vic*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

a farmer wants to fence in part of her land so that her chickens will have thier own little area. if she only has 28 feet of fence, what is the area of the largest pen that she can build?

*June 7, 2012 by Alyssa*

**Geometry**

A circular fountain has a radius of 10 feet if the gardener wants to enclose the fountain with a fence, what is the best approximation for the length of fence the gardener will need to buy?

*May 23, 2016 by Elijah*

**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*