math

posted by Daniel

1) A rancher wants to enclose two rectangular areas near a river, one for sheep and one for cattle. There is 240m of fencing available. Express the area of the enclosures as a function of its dimension.

  1. Reiny

    You have to be more specific to describe the rectangles.
    In this type of question, there is usually some kind of common side, or sides that are not needed.
    In your case, the river might make one side to the rectangle unnecessary.
    But, ...
    Is there a common side to the two rectangles. ???
    ....

  2. Daniel

    That is the question, it can be solved in multiple ways from what I understand.

  3. Reiny

    So , tell me which way you want it to be.

  4. Daniel

    No there is no common side (lets say.)

    Thanks by the way.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular piece of grazing land situated along the straight portion of a river. If fencing is not required along the river, what are the dimensions of …
  2. Math

    The owner of the Rancho Grande has 3028 yd of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular piece of grazing land situated along the straight portion of a river. If fencing is not required along the river, what are the dimensions of …
  3. Calculus

    A cattle rancher wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into six pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). There are 480 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the …
  4. math

    1) A rancher wants to enclose two rectangular areas near a river, one for sheep and one for cattle. There is 240m of fencing available. Express the area of the enclosures as a function of its dimension. 2) A container company is designing …
  5. math

    1) A rancher wants to enclose two rectangular areas near a river, one for sheep and one for cattle. There is 240m of fencing available. Express the area of the enclosures as a function of its dimension. No there is no common side (lets …
  6. math

    1) A rancher wants to enclose two rectangular areas near a river, one for sheep and one for cattle. There is 240m of fencing available. Express the area of the enclosures as a function of its dimension. No there is no common side (lets …
  7. Pre Calculus

    He needs two adjacent rectangular enclosures - he has 300 feet of fencing. a. find a function that models the total area of enclosures with respect to the width of the enclosures. b. write your function in vertex form using the vertex …
  8. Calculus

    A rancher wants to build a rectangular fence next to a river, using 100 yd of fencing. What dimensions of the rectangle will maximize the area?
  9. calculus

    A cattle rancher wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into six pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle (see the figure below). There are 540 feet of fencing available to complete the job. What is the …
  10. algebra

    A rancher has 4 comma 7004,700 feet of fencing available to enclose a rectangular area bordering a river. He wants to separate his cows and horses by dividing the enclosure into two equal areas. If no fencing is required along the​ …

More Similar Questions