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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.
February 20, 2010 by Crystal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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 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

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 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

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.

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
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

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

Math
You are buying a fence to enclose a garden that has an area of 360 square feet. x + 9 The bottom of garden x side of garden a) What is the width of the area to be enclosed? Answer in units of ft b) How much fencing do you need? Answer in units of ft
January 28, 2015 by Shelby

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
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

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
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

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

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
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
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

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

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
srry. the question was I have a rectangular garden and I only have 24 meters of fence to go around it. so what is the largest area I can make the rectangular garden. thanks for your time and sorry for bothering! I just need help to figure this out.
February 9, 2015 by rebecca

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

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.)
March 2, 2010 by Sarah

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

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

math
suppose im trying to build a rectangular garden but I only have 24 meters of fence to use. so what is the largest area I can make my rectangular garden? please help I don't get it! I have to use the USE format and I don't get the question can you just explain please?
February 9, 2015 by rebecca

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
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

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
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

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

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
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

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

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?
May 19, 2011 by Mysty

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

alegbra
A farmer wishes to fence in 3 different breeds of animals in a rectangular area and keep all the breeds in separate areas. If the farmer has 144 feet of fence what is the maximum area he can fence in? Type in your answer to the nearest whole number
March 2, 2015 by Nikalina

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

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 š=227.)
June 20, 2014 by Amy

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

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.
February 21, 2011 by Anonymous

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

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
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
May 14, 2011 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
May 15, 2011 by melissa

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

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

Algebra 2
2. a farmer has 400 meters of fence with which to enclose a portion of land. the farmer wants to enclose a rectangular piece of ground that is as large as possible. the land is bordered by water on two sides. There are three options for the farmer Option 1) have two sides ...
May 30, 2014 by monni

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

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

calc
A farmer intends to fence o a rectangular pen for his pig Wilbur, using the barn as one of the sides. If the enclosed area is to be 50 square feet, what is smallest amount of fence needed, in feet?
November 9, 2014 by Angela

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.
February 10, 2013 by Jackie

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

Maths
Chris wants to put a concrete path and a fence around his rectangular garden. The concrete path will be 1 meter wide and the fence will go around the edge of the path. The garden itself measures 5 meters by 8 meters. A)Calculate the perimeter of the fence. B)Calculate the area...
February 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Math (Quadratic Equations)
A field is bound on one side by a river. A farmer wants to enclose the other three sides of the field with fence in order to create a rectangular plot of land for his cows. If the farmer has 400m of fence to work with, determine the maximum possible area of the field and the ...
May 7, 2014 by Sarah

Math
Jake is planning to fence his garden. His garden is 10 feet long and 5 feet wide. What is the amount of area Jake wants to fence? Is this a perimeter or area question? That's all I need.
September 18, 2011 by Catherine

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

4th grade
bertrand is building in the form of a rectangle. he knows that the garden will be 10 feet wide. he wants to fence in the garden but only has 56 feet of fence to work with. how long mist the garden be to fence it with exactly 56 feet of fence? show how you found your answer. in...
December 17, 2010 by dk

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
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

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

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
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
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. What is the total area enclosed by the fence?
November 19, 2012 by Vic

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

Intermediate algebra, concepts and graphs
A garden is in the shape of a square with perimeter of 32 feet. The garden is surrounded by two fences. One fence is around the perimeter of the garden, whereas the second fence is two feet from the first fence on the outside. If the material used to build the two fences is $1...
June 9, 2013 by Lisa

calculus
A rectangular fence has to be built from both wood and metal so that opposite parallel sides of the fence are made from the same type of material. The wood costs $10 per foot and the metal costs $20 per foot of the fence used. If you only have $400 to spend on material, what ...
December 8, 2014 by Paige

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 ...
August 25, 2010 by J

Algebra 2
a farmer has 400 meters of fence with which to enclose a portion of land. the farmer wants to enclose a rectangular piece of ground that is as large as possible. the land is bordered by water on two sides. There are three options for the farmer Option 1) have two sides ...
May 29, 2014 by Jim

math: optimising
I cant figure out this homework question! I need to use optimisation to find the answer but I cant work it out :( There is a rectangular garden which is in need of fencing. Three sides of the 30m wide garden are already fenced. You own an additional 20m of suitable fencing and...
August 8, 2014 by Fredrick

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

maths
Chris wants to put a concrete path and a fence around his rectangular garden. The concrete path will be 1 meter wide and the fence will go around the edge of the path.The garden itself measures 5 meters by 8 meters. A)calculate the perimeter of the fence B)calculate the area ...
February 24, 2011 by Anonymous

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

Algebra 2
a farmer has 400 meters of fence with which to enclose a portion of land. the farmer wants to enclose a rect angular piece of ground that is as large as possible. the land is bordered by water on two sides. There are three options for the farmer Option 1) have two sides ...
May 29, 2014 by Kenxgaga

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