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what is the largest rectangular area that can be enclosed with 400 ft of fencing? What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

Could someone write the equation.
I know how to solve it without an equation but I want to know the equation. would it be a quadratic?

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  1. A square would give you the largest area.

    4x = 400

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