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Math
A farmer has 230 ft of fence to enclose a rectangular garden. What is the largest garden area that can be enclosed with the 230 ft of fence? Explain your work.
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 6:53pm by Crystal

Algebra
A farmer has 230 ft of fence to enclose a rectangular garden. What is the largest garden area that can be enclosed with the 230 ft of fence?
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 7:39pm by Dana

Math
The Maximum Garden Problem. A farmer has 230 ft of fence to enclose a rectangular garden. What is the largest garden area that can be enclosed with the 230 ft of fence?
Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 12:29pm by Anna

algebra
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100 ft. of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? The max. area that the farmer can...
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 7:40pm by Terri

algebra
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 80 ft of fence? what should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area. The maximum area that the farmer ...
Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:52pm by Mary

algebra
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 120 ft. of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give the farmer the max area? Can not use calculus
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 7:40pm by craig

Math
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 80ft of fence? 800 sq ft? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? 40ft is given so I ...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 9:34am by Marysvoice

algebra2
A farmer has 600 yards of fence. He will use some of the fence to enclose a rectangular area. He will use the rest divide the area into two congruent rectangles. What is the value of x that results in largest area? What is the largest area that the farmer can enclose? What are...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:40pm by regina

Algebra
a farmer wants to enclose a rectangle garden using the sides of her barn as one side of the rectangle. what is the maximum area which she can enclose with 60ft of fence? what should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area? Max area which she can enclose with 60ft of ...
Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 7:59am by ShelbyA

Algebra
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100 ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to this given area? The maximum area that can be ...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11:30am by Kelly

Math
a farmer wants to enclose a rectangular field he needs to put fence posts every 10 ft. how many posts will he need for 200 ft of fencing
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 8:50pm by Kevin

Mathematics
Please help me !!!!!!!!!!!!!! a farmer wants to enclose a rectangular field he needs to put fence posts every 10 ft. how many posts will he need for 200 ft of fencing
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 8:55pm by Kevin

Algbera
Afarmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. Wht is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 100 ft of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give this area.
Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:51pm by Nikayla

math
A rancher with 7000 yds of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular field that borders a straight highway and then wants to devide it into two plots with a fence parellel to the highway. If no fence is needed along the highway, what is the largest area that the farmer can enclose?
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 11:15pm by nick

word problem
A farmer decides to enclose a rectangular garden, using the side of a barn as one side of the rectangle. What is the maximum area that the farmer can enclose with 80 feet of fence? What should the dimensions of the garden be to give the area?
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:44pm by angel

math
jhon needs to bulid a fence around his yard , which is 96 ft. wide and 120 ft. deep. A.how much fence mst he buy to enclose all four sides?answer: B .if the fence cost$12.87 for an 8 ft. length, how much will the entirefence cost befor the tax is added?
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 5:10pm by cindy

math
a farmer with 10,000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular field and then divide it into two plots with a fence parallel to one of the sides. What is the largest area that can be enclose?
Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 8:48pm by kayla

Pre-Calculas 11
a farmer wants to build two pens (one for cows, the other for horses) on land by a straight road. There is already a fence along the road and the farmer has 800m of fencing to build his fence to enclose the pens and seperate them as shown in the diagram below. what is the ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:42am by Ravneet Gill

math
a farmer is building a fence around his yard. one side of the fence will be the side of his barn , the other three sides will be made of wood. He has enough materials for 120m of fence, what is the maximum area he can enclose ? what are the dimensions which give this area
Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11:42pm by melissa

math
a farmer is building a fence around his yard. one side of the fence will be the side of his barn , the other three sides will be made of wood. He has enough materials for 120m of fence, what is the maximum area he can enclose ? what are the dimensions which give this area
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 11:42pm by melissa

intermediate algebra
A farmer with 3000 feet wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 11:30pm by irma

math
A farmer with 2000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 7:13pm by lulu

intermediate algebra
A farmer with 3000 feet of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 11:26pm by irma

Math
A farmer with 8000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If the farmer does not fence the side along the river, what is the largest area that can be enclosed? Does that mean I have to consider it a triangle?
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 12:22pm by muffy

Geomtry
A farmer has 1000 meters barbed wire with which he is to fence off three sides of a rectangular field, the fourth side being bounded by a straight canal. how can the farmer enclose the largest field?
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:45am by AwA

College Algebra
A farmer wants to build a rectangular fence using the side of his barn as one side. He has 200 yards of fencing available. Find the maximum possible area he can enclose with the fence.
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 1:06am by Anonymous

Math
A farmer had a fence that encloses a square plot with an area of 36 meters squared. If the garnet uses this fence to enclose a circular flower garden, what will the area of the garden be?
Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 12:46am by Deanna

math word problem
A farmer had a fence that encloses a square plot with an area of 36 meters squared. If the garnet uses this fence to enclose a circular flower garden, what will the area of the garden be?
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:37am by Deanna

Calc.
Please help solve this, A farmer has 600m of fence and wants to enclose a rectangular field beside a river. Determine the dimensions of the fence field in which the maximum area is enclosed. (Fencing s required on only three sides: those that aren't next to the river.)
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:40pm by Sarah

Pre-Calc
Ok, so the problem was about a person with 300 feet of fence to make a rectangle enclose. The person also wanted to use the fence to split the enclose to two parts with the fence paralel to two of the sides. Find the dimensions So I am confuse on how to solve this.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 11:04pm by Sakura

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?
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 2:31pm by bobby

Math
A farmer needs to enclose three sides of a pasture with a fence (the fourth side is a river). The farmer has 42 meters of fence and wants the pasture to have an area of 220 sq-meters. What should the dimensions of the pasture be? (For the purpose of this problem, the width ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:51am by Taylor

Math
Jim has 400 ft of fence material and needs to enclose an area of 10,000 square feet for his garden as the diagram depicts. (The length of the house is 62 ft and the fence extends the same distance on either side of the house.) What must the dimensions of the rectangular ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 10:19am by Andrew

College Algebra
A farmer has 100 yeards of fencing with which to enclose two adjacent rectangular pens both bordering a river. The farmer does not need to fence the side with the river. What should the dimensions of the two pens together (a rectangle) be in order to yield the largest possible...
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 4:51pm by Melanie

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?
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:08pm by Jessica

Math
A farmer has $2400 to spend to fence two rectangular pastures.The local contractor will build the fence at a cost of $6.25/m. What is the largest area that the farmer can have fenced for that price?
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 6:08pm by gagan

Algebra - Math
A farmer has 100 yards of fencing with which to enclose two adjacent rectangular pens - both bordering a river. The farmer does not need to fence the side with the river. What should the dimensions of the two pens Together (rectangle shape) be in order to yield the largest ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 3:24pm by Adams

Algebra 2
A farmer has 120 ft. of fencing available to enclose 2 adjacent rectangular pens alongside his barn. NO fencing is required along the bard side. He needs to have a total of 930 sq.ft. Determine the width (x) and the combined length of the pens. There are two solutions. One is ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 1:55pm by Nancy

math
A farmer has 1000ft of fence and wishes to enclose the largest possible area that has four individual square pens bordered by a rectangular pen of a different width on each end. what are the overall dimensions of the fence area with maximum square footage? so far i thought i ...
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 8:01am by matt

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 ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 6:19pm by Hally

algebra 2
A farmer wants to enclose three sides of a rectangular area that borders a creek. He has 2400 meters of fencing material. What is the maximum area that can be enclosed by the fence?
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 8:24pm by Mysty

Algebra 2
A farmer wants to enclose three sides of a rectangular area that borders a creek. He has 2400 meters of fencing material. What is the maximum area that can be enclosed by the fence?
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 1:13am by Mysty

math
A farmer will make a rectangular pen with 100 feet of fence using pasrt of his barn for one side of the pen. What is the largest area he can enclose?
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 7:21pm by Luqmaan

calc
A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen will minimize the cost...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 8:04pm by Andres

Calc
A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen will minimize the cost...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:28pm by Andres

Calc
A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen will minimize the cost...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:04am by Andres

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 ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 5:46pm by REALLY NEED HELP!!!

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?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:24pm by Presleigh

Pre-Calculus Algebra
A building is 2 ft from a 9-ft fence that surrounds the property. Worker wants to wash window in the building 13 ft from the ground. He wants to place ladder over fence so it rests against the building. He decides he should place the ladder 8 ft from the fence for stability. ...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 7:18pm by anonymous

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?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 9:27am by Tony

Applied Math- Gr.11
A farmer wants to enclose three sides of a rectangular pasture unsing 1000 yards of fencing. The fourth side does not require fencing because it borders a river. What dimensions (length and width) should the farmer choose in order to enclose the greatest area? a) Find at least...
Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 11:07pm by Greg

calculus
A landscape architect wishes 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 $20/ft. If the area of the garden is 2,000 ft2, find the dimensions of the garden that minimize the cost. ?= (ft of ...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 11:47pm by Anonymous

algebra
if you have 88 ft of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot but don't fence one side, find the length and width of the rectangle that will maximize the area
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 8:21pm by rochelle

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!
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8:27pm by Rachel

Math
The park ranger is fencing in an area that is 24 ft wide and 36 ft long. The fence posts will be 3 ft apart. How many fence posts will he need? BE SURE TO USE EQUATIONS FOR THIS PROBLEM.
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:38am by Ghadah

geometry
ye has 44 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular garden. She wants to to enclose as much area as possible. use trial and error to find maximur are faye can enclose with all 44 feet of fence. name the lencth and width that gives maximum area.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 6:50pm by jonny

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.
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 12:17pm by al

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 $20/ft. If the area of the garden is 108 square feet, find the dimensions of the garden that minimize the cost.
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:08pm by Anonymous

Math
A farmer uses 1034 meters of fencing to enclose a rectangular region and also to subdivide the region into three smaller rectangular regions by placing a fence parallel to one of the sides. Find the demensions that produce the greatest enclosed area.
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:30am by Jackie

math
a farmer has enough fencing to build 40 feet of fence. He wishes to build a rectangular pen nest to his barn wall forming one side of the pen. What dimension should he make the pen so as to enclose the greatest possibility area?
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 4:37am by awes

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?
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:04am 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?
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:07am by Daphne

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 ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 1:25am by natasha

math -- oops
She has 12 yards, or 36 feet of fencing. That will enclose 9x9 = 81 ft^2, so by moving away from a square, she can use the whole 36 ft to enclose only 80 ft^2. 80 = 16*5 = 4*(4*5) so if the garden is 8x10 feet, its perimeter is 36 and its area is 80
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:22am by Steve

math
A circular swimming pool has radius of 15 feet. The family that owns the pool wants to erect a circular fence that is 5 feet away from the pool. Which is the closest to the circumference of the fence they will need? A. 94.2 ft B. 125.6 ft C. 157 ft D. 188.4 ft
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:15pm by Gabriella

math
Farmer has 100yd by 60yd fence around his barnyard. How many yards of fence is needed to replace it?
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 3:18pm by Rebecca McGhee

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?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 8:22pm by Anonymous

College Math
farmer wishes to fence a rectangular area along the river bank. No fence is required on the side adjacent to the river. The material for the fence costs P16.00 per meter for the side parallel to the river, P12.00 per meter for the side perpendicular to the river. The farmer ...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 3:46am by J

preculculus
27. A farmer wishes to enclose a pasture that is bordered on one side by a river (so one of the four sides won't require fencing). She has decided to create a rectangular shape for the area, and will use barbed wire to create the enclosure. There are 600 feet of wire available...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7:24am by By Lana

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?
Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:14am by monae

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?
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 6:27pm by Cindy

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?
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 5:37pm by Laura

Math
There is a long fence along the border of 2 mens property. 1 man is using the existing fence to make a cattle pen. He has 500 ft of fencing. Suppose the pen extends x ft away from the existing fence along the border. Find an expression for the area in terms of x.
Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 3:02pm by Luke

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)
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 7:22pm by Chelsea

Word Problem
I have a couple of questions. Could you please check one of them and help me with one? 1. You have a 256 feet of fencing to enclose a retangular region. Find the demensions of the rectangle that maximize the enclosed area? This is what I did: a=xy 2x+2y=236 I subtacted 2x from...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:56pm by Angel

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 $20/ft. If the area of the garden is 108 square feet, find the dimensions of the garden that minimize the cost. Length ...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:08pm by Anonymous

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?
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 12:04am by Bank

geometry
Marta is standing 4ft. Behind a fence 6 inches tall. When she looks over the fence, she can just. See the top of a building. She knows that the building is 32 ft. 6 inches behind the fence. Her eyes are 5 ft. From the ground. How tall is the building?
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:10am by Anonymous

MATH
A kennel owner has 164 ft of fencing to enclose a rectangular region. He wants to subdivide it into 3 sections of equal length. If the total area of the enclosed region is 576 square ft what are the dimensions. I know that the answer is 18 ft by 32 ft or 64 ft by 9ft but not ...
Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 8:14pm by Brittany

Calculus - Optimization
A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 800 square feet. The fence along 3 sides is to be made of material $4 per foot. The material for the fourth side costs $12 per foot. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that will allow for the most economical fence to be...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:38pm by Jess

area and perimeter
a farmer wishes to build a fence around a rectangular field and divide it into two equal parts as well.the dividing fence must be parallel to one of the side of the field. you are asked to find dimension of the field of maximum area that you can fence and divide in two equal ...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 5:01am by malobisa

calculus
if a farmer has 100 feet of fence and wants to make a rectangular pigpen, one side of which is along existing straight fence.What dimensions should be used in order to maximize the area of the pen?
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 5:13am by fareha

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 ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 10:57pm by robert

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!
Monday, December 1, 2008 at 6:48pm by Jenny

Calc-optimization
Ann wants to build an enclosed area behind her house. One wall of the enclosed area will be the back of the house. She needs the total to be 120 sq feet. She wants to minimize the cost of fence materials. For the sides (W) fence materials cost $3/ft, for the length (L) they ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 8:13am by Daryl

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?
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 9:58pm by Alyssa

Math
A gardener is putting a fence along the edge of his garden. If he has 20 m of fence , what is the largest area he can enclose? How can a graph solve the problem? What quadratic equation represents the area of the garden?
Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 6:34am by Praphul

Calculus 12 Optimization
A farmer wishes to make two rectangular enclosures with no fence along the river and a 10m opening for a tractor to enter. If 1034 m of fence is available, what will the dimension of each enclosure be for their areas to be a maximum?
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 9:10pm by K.lee

Algebra
Perimeter = 230 Ft. The max. area will occur as we approach a square (57.5)^2= 3306.25 sq. ft.). Since we are required to use a rectangle, the largest area we can get using whole numbers is: A = LW = 58(57) = 3306 sq, ft. P = 58(2) + 57(2) = 230 ft as required.
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 7:39pm by Henry

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?
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 12:08am by Grant

calculus?
assuming the garage will be one of the long sides (otherwise lots of extra fencing will be used), then if the long side is x, the short side will be 50/x. So, the amount of fence, f, is f(x) = x + 2(50/x) = x + 100/x df/dx = 1 - 100/x^2 we want minimum fence, so df/dx = 0: x...
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 11:29am by Steve

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. ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 12:19am by Sam

Algerbra
Need help, Farmer Billybob is building a fence to keep his prize goats. He wants to make the legth twicw as large as the width. Now, he has 42 yards of fencing to use. What are the dimensions of the fence for his goats?
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 8:36pm by Ed

physics
A pitcher throws a baseball to a batter at 95 mph from a distance, d, away. The batter swings and hits the ball. (5280 ft = 1 mi, g = 32.174 ft/s/s). a) Assuming the pitch travels the full distance, d, how much reaction time does the batter have to hit the ball? b) What ...
Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:14pm by Skyler

Calculus
A fence 8 ft. tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance 4 ft. from the building. What is the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building?
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 8:18pm by Joe Schmo

Math
A fence 8 ft tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance of 4 ft from the building. What is the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building?
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 5:02pm by Emily

algebra2
A pig pen is bounded on one side by a barn. The pen is to be enclosed on three sides by a fence, to create a retangular enclosure. The total length of the fence is to be used is 40m. What dimensions are needed to enclose an rea of 198m^3 in the pen?
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:40pm by Anonymous

algebra2
A pig pen is bounded on one side by a barn. The pen is to be enclosed on three sides by a fence, to create a retangular enclosure. The total length of the fence is to be used is 40m. What dimensions are needed to enclose an rea of 198m^3 in the pen?
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:40pm by Anonymous

Algebra
A gardener is putting a wire fence along the edge of his garden to keep animals from eating his plants. -If he has 20 meters of fence, what is the largest rectangular area he can enclose? -What quadratic function represents the area of the garden? Thanks
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 10:34pm by Shadow

Word Problem
A developer wants to enclose a retangular 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. I went back and worked the problem again to make ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 8:57pm by Angel

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