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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

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

Math
1. A three-sided fence is to be built next to a straight section of river, which forms the fourth side of a rectangular region. The enclosed area is to equal 1800 ft2. Find the minimum perimeter and the dimensions of the corresponding enclosure.
December 17, 2014 by Amna

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

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

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

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
A rectangular yard measuring 30ft by 35ft is bordered (and surrounded) by a fence. Inside, a walk that is 4ft wide goes all the way along the fence. Find the area of this walk
January 30, 2014 by John

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 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 ...
February 29, 2012 by Taylor

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

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 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

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

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

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

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?
September 13, 2011 by awes

math
A farmer is installing a fence. The coordinates of the vertices of the fence are A(2,2), B(2,6), C(8,6), D(8,2). If each grid square has length of 9 yards, how much wire is needed for the fence?
May 12, 2015 by erica

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

word problem math b
A rectangular field is 80 m long and 60 m wide. If fence posts are placed at the corners and are 10 m apart along the four sides of the field, how many posts are needed to completely fence the field?
November 7, 2014 by urisiseia

calculus
Damon help again :) (last one I promise) why is X along the road sqrt2/2? ] 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 ...
December 16, 2011 by Chris

Math
A farmer is fencing a rectangular area for his farm using the straight portion of a river as one side of the rectangle. If the farmer has 2400 ft of fence, find the dimension of the rectangle that gives the maximum area for the farm
August 12, 2014 by THERESE GAJETOS

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

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

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

Algebra
A homeowner wants to fence a rectangular garden using 60 ft of fencing. An existing stone wall will be used as one side of the rectangle. Find the dimensions for which the area is a maximum
July 26, 2014 by Willia

Optimization Calculus
A three sided fence is to be built next to a straight section of river, which forms the fourth side of a rectangular region. There is 96 ft of fencing available. Find the maximum enclosed area and the dimensions of the corresponding enclosure. I drew a picture of it and I got ...
May 2, 2015 by Nicole

area and perimet
Farmer Brown has 700 yards of fencing with which to build a rectangular corral divided into two pens. He builds a corral that uses the river as one side so he only has to fence the other 3 sides and the divider down the middle
February 15, 2014 by Lyndsie

Intermediate Algebra
your house sits on a rectangular lot that has a perimeter of 320 feet. you want to fence the two sides and the back of your lot. your neighbor on the back end wants to have a concrete frence that costs $16 per foot. your side neighbors do not want such an expensive fence and ...
November 19, 2012 by nicole

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

word problem?
A rectangular lot is to be bounded by a fence on three sides adn by a wall on the fourth side. Two kinds of fencing will be used with heavy duty fencing selling for $4 a foot on the side opposite the wall. The two remaining sides will use standard fencing selling for $3 a foot...
August 5, 2008 by Nahel

Calculus
A rectangular play area is to be fenced off in a person's yard and is to contain 108 yd^2. The next-door neighbor agrees to pay half the cost of the fence on the side of the play area that lies along the property line. What dimensions will minimize the cost of the fence?
October 16, 2012 by Kiana

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

College Algebra
a hardware store owner chooses to enclose an 800 square foot rectangular area in front of her store so that one of the sides of the store will be used as one of the four sides of the fence. if the two sides that come out from the store front cost $3 per running foot and the ...
September 18, 2011 by Brianna

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

math
A rectangular plot of land measures 40m by 30m. There is a wall on one of the longer sides. Four strands of wire are to be used to fence the three remaining sides of the plot. What length of wire is required?
January 31, 2015 by kudu

fdr
a rectangular fence is constructed that will enclose 100 ft sq of land. three sides will be built from fencing that costs 10 dollars per foot and the 4th side will be built from fencing that costs 23 dollars per foot. find the dimensions of the rectangular fence that minimizes...
May 19, 2014 by iqra

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

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 ...
December 18, 2012 by Daryl

math
A farmer has 110 metres of fencing to fence off a rectangular area. Part of one side is a wall of length 15m. Find the dimensions of the field that give the maximum area. Thank you so much for a huge help.
October 22, 2013 by Lucas

Algebra
You have 600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side along the river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed?
October 17, 2010 by Tori

College Algebra
You have 800 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side along the river,find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed?
February 18, 2013 by Anonymous

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

math
A farmer is planting squashplants that need 2 3/8 feet to spread out. he has an area along a fence that is 20 feet long. Round the amount of space the squash plants need to the nearest 1/2 foot. How many squash plants can the farmer grow along the fence?
January 26, 2010 by Anonymous

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
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

geometry
a field bounded on one side by a river is to be fenced on three sides to form a rectangular enclosure. there are 320 ft of fencing available. what should the dimensions be to have an enclosure with the maximum possible area?
February 11, 2011 by anonymous

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

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

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

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

math
18 sections of fence each 1 meter long. What are the various sizes of rectangular pens using all 18 units of fence?
October 23, 2014 by Joanne

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
The question is: A gardener wishes to create a rectangular bed. There are 70 meters of fencing wire which will be used to fence three sides of the garden bed, with a brick wall forming the fourth side. Calculate the maximum area of the garden bed that can be created, and state...
June 16, 2015 by Side length of a question help

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 ...
October 1, 2013 by Ravneet Gill

math
Walterwants to replace some fence on his farm the wooden rail fence cost about $60 for the wood and $50 for labor to install a fence 12 feet long. He estimated he would need276 feet of new fence, however when he measured it he realized he would only need 216 feet of fence what...
April 5, 2009 by Eric

Math
a farmer wants to fence in part of her land so that her chickens will have thier own little area. if she only has 28 feet of fence, what is the area of the largest pen that she can build?
June 7, 2012 by Alyssa

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

Calculus Follow Up
A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? The image looks like this: box box box box box box also: If the interior fencing is $3.00 per foot ...
April 10, 2013 by Henry

college math 201
i have 50 feet of fence and the house will be the fourth side. i want a rectangular fence as big as possible. what re the dimensions?
May 8, 2011 by don

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

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

Applied Calculus
A hardware store owner chooses to enclose an 800 square foot rectangular area in front of her store so that one of the sides of the store will be used as one of the four sides of the fence. If the two sides that come out from the store front cost $3 per running foot for ...
April 8, 2012 by Trisha

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 is planting squash plants that need 2 3/8 feet to spread out. He has an area along a fence that is 20 feet long. Round the amount of space the squash plants need to the nearest 1/2 foot. How many squash plants can the farmer grow along the fence?
April 8, 2013 by Laura

math
4( x-2) metres of rope is used to fence this rectangular enclosure.Find x
July 23, 2013 by anil

algebra
A man has 400 meters of fencing and wants to fence in a rectangular field next to a straight river. Assuming that no fencing is needed along the river, what are the dimensions of the field with the largest possible area?
December 4, 2011 by Sejul

Calculus
a college is planning to construct a new parking lot. the parking lot must be rectangular and enclose 6000 square meters of land. A fence will surround the parking lot, and another fence parallel to one of the sides will divide the parking lot into two sections, what are the ...
November 26, 2010 by Oswaldo

Calculus
a college is planning to construct a new parking lot. the parking lot must be rectangular and enclose 6000 square meters of land. A fence will surround the parking lot, and another fence parallel to one of the sides will divide the parking lot into two sections, what are the ...
November 26, 2010 by Marc

MATH
A landowner wants to fence in a rectangular area of 75000 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 17, 2014 by Rob

Math
phyllis wants to fence in a rectangular garden with maximum area. she has 22 feet of fence. all the lengths of the sides of her garden must be whole numbers of feet. what is the best choice available to phyllis for the side lengths of her garden? Why?
May 9, 2015 by Shohanur

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

math
A farmer has 110 metres of fencing to fence off a rectangular area. Part of one side is a wall of length 15m. Find the dimensions of the field that give the maximum area. Answers: length and width = 31,25m Thank you so much for a huge help.
October 22, 2013 by Lucas

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 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

Calculus
We are going to fence in a rectangular field and have a maximum of 200 feet of material to construct the fence. Determine the dimensions of the field that will enclose the maximum area?
October 26, 2014 by Fareed

Calculus
A fence 5 feet tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance of 2 feet from the building. We want to find the the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building. Here are some hints for finding a solution: Use the...
July 17, 2013 by J

Calculus 2
A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? I keep getting x=150 but I have been told that is not enough fencing. Can anyone help?
April 10, 2013 by Henry

arithematic
A horticulturalist is building a fence around a rectangular garden using the side of the building for one side of the enclosure. she has 81 feet fencing. what should be the dimensions of the enclosure be so that she can maximize the garden's area?
August 12, 2014 by tanusree

Calculus
Some cowboys plan to build a rectangular corral in a canyon. They have 500 feet of fencing to use for three sides of the rectangle (the canyon wall is used for the 4th side). a) What is the maximum area that they can fence in? b) What are the dimensions of the rectangle?
October 8, 2014 by Athena

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

Math
A rectangular enclosure is to be constructed with 800 feet of fence in order to have four sections. What should be the dimensions in order to maximize the area enclosed? What is the maximum area?
December 1, 2013 by Carly

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

Calculus
a property owner wants to build a rectangular enclosure around some land that is next to the lot of a neighbor who is willing to pay for half the fence that actually divides the two lots. If the area is A, what should the dimensions of the enclosure be so that the cost to the ...
September 26, 2012 by kieran

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

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

Math
A farmer wants to fence in part of her land so that her chickens will have their own little area. If she only has 28 feet of fence, what is the area of the largest pen that she can build in square feet?
August 2, 2012 by Abiagil

Calculus
A rectangular garden of area 75 sq ft is to be surrounded on 3 sides by a brick wall costing $12 per foot and on one side by a fence costing $7 per foot. Find the dimensions of the garden that the cost of the materials is minimized Read more: A rectangular garden of area 75 sq...
February 21, 2012 by math

calculus
A landscape architect wished to enclose a rectangular garden on one side by a brick wall costing $30/ft and on the other three sides by a metal fence costing $10/ft. If the area of the garden is 42 square feet, find the dimensions of the garden that minimize the cost.
November 4, 2007 by al

math
A farmer build a fence to enclose a rectangle pasture. He used 190ft of fence .Find the total area of the pasture if its 50ft long
May 18, 2015 by gamer65

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

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 farmer is constructing a rectangular pen with one addtional fence across its width.find the maximum area that can be enclosed with 2400m of fencing .
November 16, 2013 by Anonymous

algebra
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

Algebra
A fence needs to be built around a field that is 100 feet long and 50 feet wide. A fence post will be placed in each corner of the field, and fence posts will be placed 10 feet apart around the entire field. Three fasteners are required to attach the fencing material to each ...
November 13, 2014 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

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