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rectangular area
mark wants to fence a area 240 sq feet for his dog the fence is 24 feet long then how wide will the fence be
January 19, 2011 by anthony

help with math please
a gardner wishes to encloe a rectangular 3000 square feet area with bushes on three sides and a fence on the 4th side .If the bushes cost $25.00per foot and the fence costs $10.00 per foot, find the dimensions that minimize the total cost and find the minimum cost
March 30, 2010 by princess

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

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
1(a) a rectangular plot is bounded at the back by a river. No fence is needed along the river and there is to be an opening in front of about 24 meters. If the cost of fencing in front is $1500 per meter and the cost of fencing on the sides is $1000 per meter, find the ...
May 10, 2013 by gibbs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Math
Please help with this problem! Brandon wishes to fence in a rectangular area of his lawn for his rabbit. If the measure, in feet, of each side of the enclosure is a positive integer and the perimeter of the enclosure is 70 feet, what is positive difference between the area of ...
April 7, 2009 by Caroline

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

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

Math
A farmer 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

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

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

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

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.
October 26, 2008 by Luke

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
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 monni

math
A rectangular play yard is to be constructed along the side of a house by erecting a fence on three sides, using house wall as the fourth wall. Find the demensions that produce the play yard of maximum area if 20 meters of fence is available for the project.
September 19, 2011 by fifi

math
a farmer can afford 8000 square meters of fence and would like to come up with the best way to use this fence, such that: - he wants all the pens to be of the same rectangular shape. - he wants to give each calce of his farm as much space as possible. - he needs an easy access...
October 19, 2011 by wissam

Math
i am working with completing the square in parabolas and there's this word problem i just cannot solve..a farmer wants to make a rectangular corral along the side of a large barn and has enough materials for 60m of fencing. Only 3 sides must be fenced, since the barn wall will...
December 9, 2008 by Callie

word problem
a farmer has 800 yards of fencing to enclose a rectangular pasture. Since one side of the pasture boarders a river that side does not need to be fenced. if the side perpendicular to the river must be twice as long as the side parallel to the river, what are the dimensions of ...
July 6, 2013 by Anonymous

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

math
I've tried this many times, but I keep getting a really big answer. A rancher wants to fence in an area of 2500000 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 ...
June 4, 2009 by susie

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

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

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!!!

calculus
A rancher wants to fence in an area of 3000000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle, parallel to one side. Length of fence:______ feet *obviously I'm bad at word problems but that's why I'm trying to work on them and need ...
April 20, 2012 by casidhe

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 dog, two geese and three bags of corn. He comes to a river. The boat to ferry him across the river can only hold the man plus two of his six possessions at a time. The farmer knows that if he is not right there the dog will eat a goose or a goose will eat the ...
March 2, 2010 by David

Math
A landowner wishes to construct a fence around a small section of her property. The fence is rectangular and is (3√5)/√7 meters wide and (2√3)/√5 meters long. What is the exact perimeter of the fence? (Recall that the perimeter is the sum of each ...
February 11, 2014 by Brady

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

Calculus 1
A rectangular field is enclosed by a fence and seperated into two parts by a fence parallel to one of the sides. If 600 m of fencing is available, what should the dimensions be so that the area is a maximum?
March 8, 2012 by Jasmine

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 Calculus
Three sides of a fence and an existing wall form a rectangular enclosure. The total length of a fence used for the three sides is 240 ft. Let x be the length of two sides perpendicular to the wall as shown. Write an equation of area A of the enclosure as a function of the ...
August 19, 2010 by Livia

Help with maths!
A rectangular field is surrounded by a fence on three of its sides, and a straight hedge on the fourth side. If the length of the fence is 320m, find the maximum area of the field enclosed. So...how should i do it? Does it matter which of the 'three sides' they are talking ...
June 19, 2009 by Andrea

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
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

Math - Dividing Radicals
A landowner wishes to construct a fence around a small section of her property. The fence is rectangular and is (3√5)/√7 meters wide and (2√3)/√5 meters long. What is the exact perimeter of the fence? (Recall that the perimeter is the sum of each ...
February 11, 2014 by Brady

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

math
mr.king, the owner of good morning groceries, wants to make a fence aea to put his carts in at night.he has 68 feet of fencing.what is the largest rectangular area he can fence? ( use only whole numbers)
February 10, 2011 by jay

math12A TRIG pleas help
a farmer wishes to fence a field in the form of a right triangle.If one angle of the right triangle is 43.2 degree and the hypotenuse is 200yard,find the amount of fencing needed.
February 20, 2014 by Anonymous

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
March 31, 2013 by Kevin

Mathematics
A landscape architect wants to maximise the area of a herbal garden. The fence around the perimeter of the area must be 60 metres long. The optimal width of the rectangular area is ?
March 20, 2011 by Natascha

Mathematics
A landscape architect wants to maximise the area of a herbal garden. The fence around the perimeter of the area must be 60 metres long. The optimal width of the rectangular area is ?
March 20, 2011 by Natascha

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
March 31, 2013 by Kevin

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

College chemistry
A farmer applies 13.50 kg of a fertilizer that contains 10.0% nitrogen to his fields each year. Fifteen (15.0%) percent of the fertilizer washes into a river that runs through the farm. If the river flows at an average rate of 0.265 cubic feet per second. What is the ...
January 22, 2013 by Unknown

Chemistry
A farmer applies 1400.0 kg of a fertilizer that contains 10.0% nitrogen to his fields each year. fifteen (15.0%) percent of the fertilizer washes into a river that runs through the farm. If the river flows at an average rate of 0.410 cubic feet per second, what is the ...
August 30, 2013 by Mohammed

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

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

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

Calculus-Applied Optimization Quiz Problem
A rancher wants to fence in a rectangular area of 23000 square feet in a field and then divide the region in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the smallest length of fencing that will be required to do this?
October 31, 2013 by Riley

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

Calculus
A three-sided fence is to be built next to a straight section of a river, which forms the fourth side of a rectangular region. The enclosed area is to equal 3200 m2. What is the minimum perimeter that such a fence can have? I developed two equations: 3600=xy & 2x + y = P .... ...
November 23, 2006 by Ian

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

Precalculus
The owner of a horse stable wishes to set up 4 rectangular corrals of identical dimensions along the back wall of an existing barn using 200 ft of fencing. The sides of each corral will be attached to the barn, fencing is not needed along the back wall. Find the function that ...
October 5, 2012 by Cole

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

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

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

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

Math 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

Algebra - Dividing Radicals
A landowner wishes to construct a fence around a small section of her property. The fence is rectangular and is (3√5)/√7 meters wide and (2√3)/√5 meters long. What is the exact perimeter of the fence? (Recall that the perimeter is the sum of each ...
February 11, 2014 by Brady

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

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

shortest fence
this is my last question from applications of derivatives! A 216m^2 rectangular pea patch is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into two equal parts by another fence parallel to one of the sides. What dimensions for the outer rectangle will require the smallest total length...
November 18, 2006 by Jen

math
judy wants to fence the sides of the yard in front of her house . She bought 60m of fence and wants the max area she can fence in . The quad function a(x)=-2x^2+60x, where x is the width of the yard in metres , represent area enclosed . Determine the max area possible , ...
December 10, 2012 by Jacob Gyan

maths
A farmer has 100metres of wire fencing from which to build a rectangular chicken run.He intends using two adjacent walls for two sides of the rectangular enclosure. Detrmine a formula for the enclosed area in terms of x
January 20, 2013 by busi

maths
A farmer has 100metres of wire fencing from which to build a rectangular chicken run.He intends using two adjacent walls for two sides of the rectangular enclosure. Detrmine a formula for the enclosed area in terms of x
January 20, 2013 by busi

cal
a rancher has 4000 feet of fencing for constructing a rectangular corral. one side of the corral will be formed by a barn and requires no fence. three exterior fences and 2 interior fences partition the corral into 3 rectangular regions. what dimension of the corral maximize ...
April 2, 2013 by Lufy

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

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

precalculus
A rectangular field is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into three equal rectangular parts by two other fences. find the maximum area that can be enclosed and separated in this way with 1200m of fencing.
March 14, 2013 by jeremy

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

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
we need to fence off a rectangular section of land in order to make some huge play pens. All four sides will be fenced and there will also be 2 parallel fence lines inside the perimeter in order to make 3 identical fields. If we have 2600 meters of fencing, we need to ...
February 24, 2011 by Johnson

calculus
A dog kennel with four pens is to be constructed. The pens will be surrounded by rectangular fence that costs $23 per meter. The rectangle is partioned into four pens of equal size with three partitions made of fence that costs $12 per meter. Each pen measures x meters wide by...
November 15, 2013 by h

PreCalculus
Three sides of a fence and an existing wall form a rectangular enclosure. The total length of a fence used for the three sides is 160 feet. Find the value(s) for which the area is 2800 square feet.
January 13, 2010 by Bri

calculas
A landowner wants to fence in a rectangular area of 60000 square metres and divide it into three parts with two parallel fences both parallel to one side of the rectangle. Each part will have a different grazing crop for the herds. What is the shortest total length of fence ...
February 19, 2014 by ryan

pre-calc
a farmer wants to make a rectangular enclosure using a wall as one side and 120 m of fencing for the other three sides. a) express the area in terms of x and state the domain of the area function b)find the value of x that gives the greatest area. my teacher didn't explain how...
October 1, 2007 by INEEDHELP!!!

Math
A fence encloses a rectangular field. The field is 4 meters longer than it is wide. The total length of the fence is 144 meters. What is the area in square meters of the enclosed field? 1192 1296 1292<---- 1440
June 3, 2014 by Anonymous

math 1 question!!!!!!
A fence encloses a rectangular field. The field is 4 meters longer than it is wide. The total length of the fence is 144 meters. What is the area in square meters of the enclosed field? 1192 1296 1292 1440
June 3, 2014 by Anonymous

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