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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Math
You have 192 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. Find the largest area that can be covered and the length of each side
March 7, 2013 by Ryan

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

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
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
dale have decided to fence off the garden plot behind his house, using his house as a "fence" along one side of a garden, the lenght(which run parallel to the house)is e feet less than twice the width. Find the dimensions if 32feet of fencing is used along the three sides ...
February 22, 2011 by ASnh

pre-calc
area of a rectangular region: a farmer wishes to create two rectangular regions bordering a river, by three fences perpendicular to the river and one connecting them. suppose that x represents the length of each of the three parallel pieces of fencing. she has 600 feet of ...
November 10, 2011 by steph

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

Pre-calc
a rectangular yard is to be enclosed by a new fence on 3 sides and by an existing fence on the fourth side. the amount of new fencing to be used is 160 feet
September 10, 2013 by kelly

Pre-calc
a rectangular yard is to be enclosed by a new fence on 3 sides and by an existing fence on the fourth side. the amount of new fencing to be used is 160 feet
September 10, 2013 by kelly

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 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 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: Optimising
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 9, 2014 by Fredrick

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 farmer has 200 yards of fencing to enclose three sides of a rectangular piece of property that lies next to a river. the river will serve as the fourth side. find the dimensions of property if the area is 3200 yards^2
September 5, 2012 by Amber

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
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 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
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

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
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
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

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

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

calculus
a farmer has a 2040 ft of fencing and wishes to fence off two separate fields. one of the fields is to be a rectangle with the length twise as long os the width. while the other field is to be square. determine the dimension of the fields if the farmer wishes to maximize the ...
November 17, 2011 by robert

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

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
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

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
I want to make a fence with a perimeter of 42 feet and an Area of 58 square feet. Label all sides of the fence.
March 3, 2011 by Sue

Math
Show all work You have 92 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If you do not fence the side alongthe river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area.
October 25, 2011 by Liz

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 - 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

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

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
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

math
a farmer wants to build a rectangular pen using a side of a barn and 60ft of fence. find the dimensions and area of the largest such pen
February 2, 2011 by joe

College math
7) A rectangular pen can be constructed using the side of a barn as one boundary and 5500 ft. of fence to make the other three sides. Find the length and width of the rectangle to make the largest area. Hint: Draw a picture- and label the sides of the rectangle. And solve the ...
July 20, 2014 by Michala

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

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 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
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

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
A fence post is to be along side of a lot measuring 114 feet. 19 fence posts are to be used, 1 at each end and 17 equally spaced between the ends.What is the distance between centers of 2 consecutive fence post?
December 8, 2010 by Randu

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

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
A fence is built around 3 sides of a square piece of land. If the fence is 360ft long, what is the area of the land in square yards?
December 15, 2010 by Anonymous

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

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

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 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

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

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

math
Flor is putting a fence around a field. The field is rectangular and measures 9.38 yards (yd) long and 14.74 yd wide. How much fence must Flor purchase? A rectangular field has 4 sides. Two of the sides are each 9.38 yards long. The other two sides are 14.74 yards long. The ...
July 15, 2007 by Mike

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

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

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

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

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

math
Houston Community College is planning to construct a rectangular parking lot on land bordered on one side by a highway. The plan is to use 640 ft of fencing to fence off the other three sides. What should the dimensions of the lot be if the enclosed area is to be a maximum?
April 14, 2014 by Ashley

Calculus Word Problem
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

math
the length of a rectangular field is 18 m longer than the width. the field is enclosed with fencing and divided into two parts with a fence parallel to the shoter sides. if 216 m of fencing are required to the shoter sides. if 216 m of fencing are required, what are the ...
May 10, 2011 by fernanda

math
i am having serious optimization problems. i don't get it!!! plz help. a 216-m^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...
November 5, 2007 by beckii

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

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 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

Calculus
Farmer Jones has 480 feet of fence. She wishes to construct a rectangular pen divided into five separate pens, with one of the pens twice as large as each of the other four (see figure). She must use part of her 480 feet of fencing material to make the partitions. What should ...
May 12, 2014 by Vic

Math
The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular piece of grazing land situated along the straight portion of a river. If fencing is not required along the river, what are the dimensions of the largest area he can enclose? shorter side ...
March 30, 2011 by Raymone

Math
The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular piece of grazing land situated along the straight portion of a river. If fencing is not required along the river, what are the dimensions of the largest area he can enclose? shorter side ...
March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

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

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