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You have 50 yards of fencing to enclose a rectangular region. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that maximize the enclosed area. What is the maximum area?

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    Try a square.

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    Ms. Sue,
    i got 12.5 by 12.5. thus giving me a square foot of 156.25.
    is this what you got for your answer?

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    Yes.

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