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determine the maximum area of a rectangular field that can be enclosed by 2400 m of fencing

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    The maximum area of a rectangel is obtained when the rectangle is a square
    so 4sides = 240
    1 side = 60
    area = 60^2 = 3600 m^2

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    A rectangular field is to be enclosed and divided into 4 equal lots by fences parallel to one of the sides. A total of 10,000 meters of fence are available. Find the area of the largest field that can be enclosed.

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