# Algebra

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how to solve this:

what is the largest rectangular area that can be enclosed with 400 ft of fencing? What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

Could someone write the equation.
I know how to solve it without an equation but I want to know the equation. would it be a quadratic?

• Algebra -

A square would give you the largest area.

4x = 400

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