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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?
December 20, 2009 by Anna

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.
February 20, 2010 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?
July 11, 2010 by Dana

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...
March 27, 2010 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 ...
March 5, 2012 by Mary

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?
April 18, 2012 by angel

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 ...
November 21, 2011 by Kelly

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 ...
February 18, 2008 by Marysvoice

Math
1. A gardener has 140 feet of fencing to fence in a rectangular vegetable garden. Find the dimensions of the largest area he can fence. Find the possible rectangular area he can enclose. 2. Suppose a farmer has a large piece of land and he wants to make a rectangular fence for...
August 13, 2014 by Regina

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.
September 4, 2011 by Nikayla

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
December 1, 2011 by Shadow

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...
March 20, 2013 by regina

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

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?
April 19, 2012 by Deanna

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 ...
April 29, 2012 by ShelbyA

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?
December 1, 2012 by Praphul

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
Maria’s garden has 24 meters of fence and she wants to fence the rectangular garden with wall on one side of the garden. She needs no fence along the wall side. Find the largest area of the Maria’s farm that can be fenced.
October 23, 2014 by delisia

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 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

Geometry
Harris is planting a rectangular garden with an area of 48 square feet . He is also putting a fence around his garden . How should hr arrange his garden so he can buy the least amount of fence?
February 12, 2012 by Anonymous

word problems
harris is planting a rectangular garden with an area of 24 square. he is also putting a fence around his garden. how should he arrange his garden so he can buy the least amount of fence possible?
January 16, 2013 by julian

Math
The Kulas have decided to enclose their rectangular garden. The length of the garden is 8 meters, and 30 meters of fencing is needed to enclose the garden. What is the width of the garden?
May 2, 2014 by Christopher

math
Vitaly and Jen have 24m of fencing to enclose a vegetable garden at the back of their house. What are the dimensions of the largest rectangular garden they could enclose with this length of fencing?
March 7, 2009 by izzy

Math
A rectangular garden is to be fenced by a farmer. One side of the garden is next to the wall of the house and need not to be fenced. Find the dimensions of the largest garden that can be enclosed with 100m of fencing.
August 28, 2014 by Agnes

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.
September 9, 2012 by jonny

Maath:)
Sam is going to plant a rectangular flower garden next to his house. There will be a fence on three sides of the garden( fencing is not necessary along the houe). The area of the garden is to be 1,000sq. ft., and he has 90 feet of fencing available. Determine the dimensions of...
April 30, 2012 by Honey

math
Jim is putting up fence posts around a rectangular garden. He used 50 posts and placed them 2 feet apart. The length of the garden is 30 feet. What is the perimeter of the garden? What is the area of the garden? thanks
November 19, 2013 by ava

algebra
A rectangular garden is fenced on thee sides with a wall forming the fourth side. The total length of the fence is 70m. The area of the garden is 600m^2. Find the dimensions of the garden.
April 30, 2014 by Tony

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?
October 26, 2008 by kayla

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?
September 3, 2012 by nick

Math Algebra 2
A rectangular garden is fenced on three sides with a wall forming the fourth side. the total length of the fence is 70m. the area if the garden is 600m^2. find the dimensions of the garden.
March 20, 2011 by Ana

Math
Mrs Harvey Wants To Put a 50 m Long Fence around Her Rectangular Garden. She Only Needs To Fence In 3 Sides Because The Other Side Is Alongside Her House. (a) Write an Expression For y In Terms of x (b) Write an Expression For The Area ( A ) Of The Garden , In Terms of x (c) ...
March 8, 2014 by Josh

math
Mrs Harvey Wants To Put a 50 m Long Fence around Her Rectangular Garden. She Only Needs To Fence In 3 Sides Because The Other Side Is Alongside Her House. y=length x=width (a) Write an Expression For y In Terms of x (b) Write an Expression For The Area ( A ) Of The Garden , In...
March 8, 2014 by Josh

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 ...
October 26, 2010 by Anonymous

Math
A rectangular garden is surrounded by a roll of chicken wire fencing to keep out the rabbits. The dimensions of the garden are 2.6 m by 5.1 m. The area enclosed by the fence is ______ square metres. The length of the fence is ____ m. The following year the same roll of fencing...
February 17, 2014 by Imran

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

Math
This is for grade 11 math, under quadratic extrema and roots. Fred and Ginger have 24 m of fencing to enclose a garden at the back of their house. From the pictures you can see (shows a large rectangle for the house, with a smaller one attached on the bottom line, to the right...
November 1, 2007 by Laura

Algebra 2
Ann wants to plant a rectangular garden next to a straight river. She has 120 feet of fencing and will not fence the side of the garden next to the river. What dimensions will produce the largest garden?
April 23, 2012 by Carolyn

Algebra
We are studying quadratic functions. Suppose you have 80 feet of fence to enclose a rectangular garden. The function A= 40x-x2 gives you the area of the garden in square feet where x is the width in feet. What width gives you the maximum gardening area?
April 3, 2013 by Britney

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

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?
March 8, 2010 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?
October 3, 2011 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?
March 8, 2010 by irma

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
The dimensions of Mrs. Singleton's square garden are dilated using a scale factor of 3. What is the relationship between the area of the new garden and the old garden? A. The are of the new garden is nine times the area of the original garden B. The area of the new garden is 1...
January 7, 2013 by Andrew

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?
September 12, 2009 by muffy

Algebra
a rectangular garden is located adjacent to a house the family needs to fence in the garden the family wants three side because one side is up against the house the length is 5 meters longer than the width and the area of the garden is 204 square meters how much fence is needed
September 8, 2012 by Kay

Unknow
A man has a rectangular garden. One length of the garden lies along a patio wall. However the rest of the garden is enclosed by 32 feet of fencing. If the length of the garden is twice its width, what is the area of the garden.
March 27, 2013 by Lee

college algebra
A roll of 640 feet of chicken wire is used to enclose a rectangular vegetable garden.Express the area A of the garden in terms of its length (x)
March 23, 2013 by k

college algebra
A roll of 640 feet of chicken wire is used to enclose a rectangular vegetable garden.Express the area A of the garden in terms of its length (x)
March 23, 2013 by k

5th grade math
suppose you are building a fence for a garden in your yard. your yard is 50 ft wide and has an area of 500 square ft. your father has 88 feet of garden fencing,so your garden has to have a perimeter of 88 ft. how big an area would you set aside for your garden?
August 28, 2013 by bosscat

math
Rico works for a landscaping company. He will enclose a square garden, using a full 50 ft roll of wire fencing. What could the largest dimension of the garden be? Sketch and label the garden, then calculate perimeter to verify your answer.
July 19, 2014 by Johnny

Math
Amandeep decides to grow a vegetable garden. She wants to make it 10.1m long and 4.2m wide. She is worried about rabbits eating from her garden so she builds a fence around it. The fence will be 11.2m long and 5m wide. What is the area between the fence and garden? Show your ...
January 12, 2012 by Ruby

Math
Mr. Rogers wants to fence in a rectangular garden next to a straight section of the Scioto River. He has 330 feet of fencing to do the entire job. He doesn’t need fencing along the river, and there is a 4.5 foot wide clearance for a gate at one end. What are the dimensions of ...
March 10, 2012 by Sandy

algebra 1
Charles wants to build a vegetable garden such that three sides of the garden are fenced and the fourth side of the garden will be the existing back fence. He has 30 feet of fencing available. Find the dimensions of the garden that will produce the maximum enclosed area
September 13, 2009 by sridhar

math
The Aesthetic Garden Problem. A landscape architect wants the length of a rectangular shaped flower garden to be twice the width. The garden should have a total area of 288ft^2. what are the dimensions of the garden?
January 24, 2011 by Rena

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

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 ...
December 23, 2009 by matt

math
Joannies garden is in the shape of a square and has an area of 100 sq ft. Zacharys garden is rectangular. Its length is 3 times as long as Joannies garden but only half as wide. Zachary garden has an area of ______ sq.ft.
December 17, 2013 by nisrin

math
Joannies garden is in the shape of a square and has an area of 100 sq ft. Zacharys garden is rectangular. Its length is 3 times as long as Joannies garden but only half as wide. Zachary garden has an area of ______ sq.ft I didn't have and answer?
December 17, 2013 by nisrin

Algebra
A rectangular garden is fenced on three sides with wall forming the fourth side. The total length of the fence is 120m. The ares of the garden is 1600 m(squared). Find the dimensions of the garden.
January 29, 2013 by Karen

Math (shown work, please help check)
Miss B. built a vegetable garden in her backyard. Her rectangular garden was 11m by 9m. Every morning she would notice carrots missing from her garden! In order to keep Bugs Bunny from eating all her carrots, she built a fence surrounding them. This fence had a total perimeter...
February 28, 2012 by Kevin

pre algreaba
Justin wants to use 188 ft of fencing to fence off the greatest possible rectangular area for a garden. What dimensions should he use? What will be the area of the garden?
November 28, 2012 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 - just need answer checked
Miss B. built a vegetable garden in her backyard. Her rectangular garden was 11m by 9m. Every morning she would notice carrots missing from her garden! In order to keep Bugs Bunny from eating all her carrots, she built a fence surrounding them. This fence had a total perimeter...
February 28, 2012 by Kevin

math
arnold has 24m of fencing to surround a garden, bounded on one side by the wall of his house. what are the dimensions of the largest rectangular garden that he can enclose? how do i solve this question please help step by step solutions please
September 27, 2014 by sunny

Math
Justin wants to use 188 ft of fencing to fence off the greatest possible rectangular area for a garden. What dimensions should he use? What will be the area of the garden? ~ A. 89 ´ 99 ; 8811 ft B. 92 ´ 96 ; 8832 ft C. 94 ´ 94 ; 8836 ft D. 93 ´ 95 ; 8835 ft
October 17, 2012 by Layla

math
Mr. Cook wants to fence his rectangular garden which covers 100 ft squared. The width of the garden is 7 and 1/2 ft. What is the length of the garden? How much fencing will Mr. Cook need?
May 1, 2011 by Judy

Math
A gardener has 120 ft of fencing to fence in a rectangular garden. one side of the garden is bordered by a river and so it does not need any fencing. 1. what dimensions would guarantee a garden with an area of 1350 ft^2? 2. What dimensions would guarantee the greatest area? ...
September 2, 2014 by Joan

algebra
A gardener has 120 ft of fencing to fence in a rectangular garden. one side of the garden is bordered by a river and so it does not need any fencing. a. what dimensions would guarantee a garden with an area of 1350 ft ^2 b. what dimensions would guarantee the greatest area? ...
September 2, 2014 by Joan

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?
January 22, 2009 by gagan

algebra
18. Mr. Rogers wants to fence in a rectangular garden next to a straight section of the Scioto River. He has 330 feet of fencing to do the entire job. He doesn’t need fencing along the river, and there is a 4.5 foot wide clearance for a gate at one end. What are the dimensions...
March 13, 2012 by Anonymous

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?
February 2, 2012 by Luqmaan

Pre-Algerbra
Someone help explain? Justin wants to use 188 ft of fencing to fence off the greatest possible rectangular area for a garden. What dimensions should he use? What will be the area of the garden? ~ A. 89 ´ 99 ; 8811 ft B. 92 ´ 96 ; 8832 ft C. 94 ´ 94 ; 8836 ft D. 93 ´ 95 ; 8835 ft
October 17, 2012 by Layla

Polynomials and quadratic application
I want to make a rectangular garden by fencing in a area on the back of my house. Three sides of the rectangle will be fencing; the fourth side will be the side of the house. I have 60 feet of fence. What dimensions should I make the rectangle so that I have the largest ...
April 28, 2012 by Kendra

optimization calcus
A rectangular rose garden will be surrounded by a brick wall on three sides and by a fence on the fourth side. The area of the garden will be 1000m^2. The cost of the brick wall is $192/m. The cost of the fencing is $48/m. Find the dimensions of the garden so that the cost of ...
March 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
A gardener wants to fence the largest possible rectangular area using 200 yards of fencing. Find the best length and width of the garden.
April 11, 2011 by math student 7

Pre calc
A farmer with 2000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular field that borders a barn. If the farner does not fence the side along the barn, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
October 30, 2014 by richelle

algebra1
Help me please!!!! Solve. (–18x3 + 17x + 6) ÷ (3x + 2) (1point) –6x^2 + 4x + 3 6x^2 + 4x – 3 –6x^2 + 4x – 3 6x^2 – 4x + 3 The width, w, of a rectangular garden is x – 2. The area of the garden is x^3 — 2x – 4. What is an expression for the length of the garden? (1 point) x^2...
May 19, 2014 by Tommy

Math
You want to build a garden around your garden. One side borders your house so it does not need a fence. If you only have 50m of fencing what dimensions should you make your garden in order to maximize the area?
January 26, 2014 by Ashlee

Math
the width w of a rectangular garden is x-2 the area of the garden is x^3-2x-4 what is an expression for the length of the garden
May 2, 2014 by Rational

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 ...
March 27, 2012 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...
July 15, 2011 by Melanie

geometry
Alice purchased 30 decorative stone square blocks to create an enclosed rectangular garden area. Each square block measures 1 foot by 1 foot, and one possible arrangement is shown. Including the arrangement shown, in how many distinct ways can Alice arrange the blocks to ...
July 5, 2014 by Cara

math
a gardener is planning to make a rectangular garden with an area of 80ft^2.she has 12 yards of fencing to put around the perimeter of the garden.what should the dimension of the garden be ?
June 26, 2012 by paukate08

math
(exponents and roots) Michael wants to fence in a new garden so that the garden has an area of 625 square feet. If his garden is in the shape of a square, what is the length of each side?
September 18, 2012 by cassandra

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?
July 16, 2013 by AwA

Geometry WP
Robert has a rectangular garden that is currently 195 and has a perimeter of He wants to increase the size of his garden by 4 ft in both directions. What will be the area of his expanded garden? A) 112 B) 323 C) 72 D) 780
June 13, 2010 by Felicia

11th grade
I REALLY need help on math because I can't understand what my teacher is saying in class. Here's the question : Sixteen metres of fencing are available to enclose a rectangular garden. a) represent the area of the garden as a function of the legnth of one side. b) graph the ...
September 21, 2009 by BoAFan

Math
Please show me how to set this up: A local citizen wants to fence a rectangular community garden. The length of the garden should be at least 110ft., and the distance around should be no more than 380ft. Write a system of inequalities that models the possible dimensions of the...
February 3, 2012 by Mary

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 ...
July 16, 2011 by Adams

algebra verbal linear equation
Allison has a square root flower garden and Lauren has a rectangular flower garden the width of the rectangular garden is 2 yards less than a side of the squaare garden and the length of the rectangular garden is 5 yards more than a side of the square garden if the sum of the ...
February 5, 2012 by tanya

math
A rectangular garden has a length of 5 units and a perimeter of 16 units . A. Draw a diagram of the garden . B. Find the width of the garden . C. Find the area of the garden .
December 13, 2011 by Brianna

geometry
Serena has a square-shaped garden. She wants to put a fence around the outside of the garden. One side of the garden is 8 feet long. How many feet of fence will she need?
March 30, 2011 by Terry

Math
Serena has a square-shaped garden. She wants to put a fence around the outside of the garden. One side of the garden is 8 feet long. How many feet of fence will she need?
February 28, 2013 by Charles

math perimeter
susans garden fence goes around the entire garden.the fence is a quadrilateral.all of the sides are equal in lenth.one side measures 15 cm. what is the perimeter of the garden
December 6, 2012 by kim

Year 10 Alegbra
A farmer is building a rectangular garden bed next to a river and has 8 metres worth of fence line to fence it off. I understand that the equation of this would be: A = w(8 - 2w) However, I am unsure what to do next
September 11, 2014 by Stacy

math
mrs.fuchs has 40yd of fencing to use to make a rectangular area for her garden.(she wants to keep the animals out!!!!) she pans to use part of the 26yd wall of her house as one of the sides of the rectangular area. - what whole dimension( lengh and width) should she use for ...
October 26, 2010 by Katherine

math
mrs.fuchs has 40yd of fencing to use to make a rectangular area for her garden.(she wants to keep the animals out!!!!) she pans to use part of the 26yd wall of her house as one of the sides of the rectangular area. - what whole dimension( lengh and width) should she use for ...
October 26, 2010 by Katherine

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