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A landscape architect wants to maximise the area of a herbal garden. The fence around the perimeter of the area must be 60 metres long. The optimal width of the rectangular area is ?

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  1. Duplicate post. Already answered.

    The answer will be 225 m^2. (15 x 15 m)

    Try other length-width combinations, or use "completing the square" and algebra, or calculus to convince yourself.

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