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A rancher has 220 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular corral. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that maximize the enclosed area, using all 220 feet of fencing. Then find the maximum area.

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    A square will provide the largest area.

    220/4 = 55 feet on each side

    A = 55 * 55

    A = ?

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    but its a rectangle

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    A square is a rectangle.

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    buuutttttt the sides will not be all the same length

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