algebra

posted by .

A man wants to build a rectangular pen in which to keep his dog. If he uses one side of his barn, what is the maximum area that he can enclose with 80 meter of fencing?

  • algebra -

    I just did this. Please don't repeat questions.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    A rectangular dog pen is to be constructed using a barn wall as one side and 60 meters of fencing for the other three sides. Find the dimensions of the pen that maximize the pen's area.
  2. College Algebra

    A farmer wants to build a rectangular fence using the side of his barn as one side. He has 200 yards of fencing available. Find the maximum possible area he can enclose with the fence.
  3. 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?
  4. algebra

    Ian wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Ian has 450 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area of …
  5. calculus optimization problem

    A farmer has 460 feet of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular grazing pen next to a barn. The farmer will use the barn as one side of the pen, and will use the fencing for the other three sides. find the dimension of the pen …
  6. Math

    Manuel wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Manuel has 750 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the …
  7. Math

    Andy plans to build a rectangular dog pen in his backyard. A portion of the back wall of his house will serve as one side of the dog pen. If the perimeter of the dog pen must be 40 feet, which of the following widths will result in …
  8. math

    Trent wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Trent has 400 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area …
  9. Help please? Math 141 (Pre-Cal) (Shapes)

    Hi everyone I am lost on how to do this math problem: A. You have 180 feet of fencing with which to construct a rectangular pen. What is the maximum area you can enclose?
  10. Math

    You are designing a rectangular dog pen off the back of your house. The House will form one side of the dog pen. The pen is to have an area of 800 ft.² but you want to minimize the amount of fencing that you need for the three sides …

More Similar Questions