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describe the largest pen area possible using the same amount of fencing in 6'X14' area. How do the perimeter and area compare to the pen above?

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the largest area for a given perimeter is a square.

Since the perimeter of a 6x14 pen is 40, the side of a square would be 10.

10x10 = 100
6x14 = 84

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thank you

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