1. math

    A rectangular dog pen that has the greatest possible area within a budget of 50$.A pen needs at least one gate for a dog. Fencing is $1.00 per foot, fence posts are $2.00 each and gates (3 feet wide) are $5.00 each. what is the area of a pen? pls help me
  2. grade (5) math

    Design a rectangular dog pen that has the greatest possible area and keep within a budget of $50. Your pen needs at least one gate for your dog. Fencing is $1.00 per foot, fence posts are $2.00 each, and gates(3 feet wide) are $5.00 each. What is the area
  3. Math

    You are designing a rectangular dog pen off the back of your house. The House will form one side of the dog pen. The pen is to have an area of 800 ft.² but you want to minimize the amount of fencing that you need for the three sides of the pen not against
  4. Math

    Brenda is building a rectangular pen for her dog. She has enough fencing to build the pen so that it has a perimeter of 36 feet. She wants the pen to have an area of 65 ft2. What are the dimensions of the dog pen? A. 5 feet by 13 feet B. 10 feet by 8 feet
  5. math

    A friend is building a dog pen with an area of 150 square feet. Each side must be at least 5 feet long. a. List all possible dimensions of the dog pen. b. What is the maximum amount of fence required to build the dog pen? How much fence is required? c.
  6. MATHS

    Jim is setting up a rectangular dog run in his backyard. He buys six 3-foot sections of fencing and a 3-foot wide gate. What are the dimensions of the dog run with the greatest area in each situation? a) Jim uses the yard fence for one side of the dog run.
  7. math

    Jim is setting up a rectangular dog run in his backyard. He buys six 3-foot sections of fencing and a 3-foot wide gate. What are the dimensions of the dog run with the greatest area in each situation? a) Jim uses the yard fence for one side of the dog run.
  8. MATHS

    Jim is setting up a rectangular dog run in his backyard. He buys six 3-foot sections of fencing and a 3-foot wide gate. What are the dimensions of the dog run with the greatest area in each situation? a) Jim uses the yard fence for one side of the dog run.
  9. sheridan

    Jim is setting up a rectangular dog run in his backyard. He buys six 3-foot sections of fencing and a 3-foot wide gate. What are the dimensions of the dog run with the greatest area in each situation? a) Jim uses the yard fence for one side of the dog run.
  10. word problem , MATHS

    Jim is setting up a rectangular dog run in his backyard. He buys six 3-foot sections of fencing and a 3-foot wide gate. What are the dimensions of the dog run with the greatest area in each situation? a) Jim uses the yard fence for one side of the dog run.
  11. Math

    Andy plans to build a rectangular dog pen in his backyard. A portion of the back wall of his house will serve as one side of the dog pen. If the perimeter of the dog pen must be 40 feet, which of the following widths will result in the maximum area? A. 6
  12. Calculus Follow Up

    A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? The image looks like this: box box box box box box also: If the interior fencing
  13. College Algebra Word Problem

    A rectangular dog pen is to be made to enclose an area of 625 sq. ft. The pen is to be divided into 2 equal sections by a section of the fence. Find the dimensions of the pen that will require the least amount of fencing material. Thank you!
  14. Math

    Laura has 20 feet of fencing to make a rectangular pen for her dog. What is the largest area that she can fence in?
  15. math

    faye has 20 feet of fencing to make a rectangular pen for her dog.What is the largest area she can fence in?
  16. math

    a farmer has enough fencing to build 40 feet of fence. He wishes to build a rectangular pen nest to his barn wall forming one side of the pen. What dimension should he make the pen so as to enclose the greatest possibility area?
  17. College Algebra

    A rectangular dog pen is to be made to enclose an area of 144 sq. ft. The pen is to be divided into 2 equal sections by a section of the fence. Assuming a total of 400 sq. feet of fence, find the dimensions of the pen that will require the least amonut of
  18. Math

    A rectangular dog pen is to be constructed using a barn wall as one side and 60 meters of fencing for the other three sides. Find the dimensions of the pen that maximize the pen's area.
  19. Math

    Trina has $1000 to purchase an open-top cylindrical dog pen in her backyard. She wants the height of the pen to be 5 feet. If the pen costs $1 per square foot, what is the biggest pen (in terms of the radius) that she can afford? Round your answer to the
  20. Algebra 2

    One hundred feet of fencing is available to make a rectangular dog pen against an existing wall. What are the dimensions of the pen that will yield the maximum area? I need all of the steps to get to the answer.
  21. Calculus Word Problem

    A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? The image looks like this: box box box box box box also: If the interior fencing
  22. math

    The total area of the dog park fence is 90 feet. The play pen is 6 by 10 in feet. How wide is the distance between the play pen and the fence?
  23. Math

    You have 2 hundred feet of fencing to use for building a rectangular dog pen. find the dimensions of the pan having the greatest possible area
  24. math

    A rectangular dog pen is to be sectioned off into two separate areas and made to enclose area of 225 feet. Find the dimensions of the pen that will require the least amount of fencing material.
  25. Geometry

    A farmer wants to fence in a rectangular pen using the wall of a barn for one side of the pen and 115 feet of fencing for the remaining 3 sides. What dimensions will give her the maximum area for the pen?
  26. Pre-aljebra

    a rectangular dog pen is to be constructed so that one side is against an existing stone wall and the other three sides are to be fenced. of 500 feet of fence is to be used, determine the dimensions and area of the pen with maximum area. I have no idea how
  27. college math

    a rectangular dog pen is to be constructed so that one side is against an existing stone wall and the other three sides are to be fenced. of 500 feet of fence is to be used, determine the dimensions and area of the pen with maximum area. I have no idea how
  28. math

    suppose you have 54 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangle dog pen . the function a= 27x- x^2 , where x = width , gives you the area of the dog pen in square feet . what width gives you the maximum area ? what is the maximum area ? round to the nearest
  29. Pre-Algebra-math

    Mr.Jones bought 20 yards of fencing to make a pen for his dog, the pen will be in a retangle shape fencing comes in 1-yard sections,he want the biggest space possible for his dog to run. What are the dimensions of the maximum space of the pen he can get??
  30. algebra

    Ian wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Ian has 450 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area of the pen? a) Let w be
  31. Algebra

    A fence needs to be built around a field that is 100 feet long and 50 feet wide. A fence post will be placed in each corner of the field, and fence posts will be placed 10 feet apart around the entire field. Three fasteners are required to attach the
  32. Math

    Can you please help me figure out what to do? ... here is the question ... I have 20 ft of fencing to make a rectangular pen for my dog. What is the largest area that I can fence in? ... Not sure what to do ... thank you!
  33. calculus

    a farmer wants to make a rectangular pen from 200 feet of fencing. he plans to use a 100 foot wall along with some of the fencing to make one side of the pen. find the dimensions of the pen that will make the enclosed area as large as possible.
  34. Calculus 2

    A farmer wishes to build a fence for 6 adjacent rectangular pens. If there is 600 feet of fencing available, what are the dimensions of each pen that maximizes total pen area? I keep getting x=150 but I have been told that is not enough fencing. Can anyone
  35. math

    John made a rectangular pen for his dog using 28 feet of fencing.If the width of the pen is 2 feet more than one-half the length,what are the length and width of the pen?
  36. geometry

    Polly decides to use a wall of the house as one sideof the rectangular dog pen. She plans to use the 24 ft. of fencing (1 ft. sections) for the other 3 sides. What are the dimensions ofthe best dog pen for polly's poodle? Explain
  37. math

    Suppose you want to build an outdoor rectangular pen enclosed by fencing for a pet. You want the pen to have an area of 64 square feet. Write and post one set of dimensions that could be used for the pen, along with the perimeter of the pen.
  38. math

    a. A rectangular pen is built with one side against a barn. 1200 m of fencing are used for the other three sides of the pen. What dimensions maximize the area of the​ pen? b. A rancher plans to make four identical and adjacent rectangular pens
  39. Pre-Algebra-math

    Mr.jones bought 20 yards of fencing to make pen for dog pen will be in rectangle shape, the fencing comes in 1 yard section, wants the MAXIMUM areafor his dog to run, what dimension will give the pen the biggest space for dog to run?? then what r the
  40. Math

    A rancher is putting a fence around a square animal pen. The perimeter of the pen is 32 feet. The fence posts will be 16 inches apart. She starts by putting 1 fence post at each corner of the pen. How many fence posts does she use altogether? My solution
  41. Calc

    A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen
  42. Calc

    A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen
  43. calc

    A farmer wishes to enclose a rectangular pen with area 100 square feet next to a road. The fence along the road is to be reinforced and costs $34 per foot. Fencing that coast $16 per foot can be used for the other three sides. What dimensions for the pen
  44. Geometry

    polly wants to build a rectangular dog pen for her poodle. She has 24ft of fencing in 1 ft sections. What are the dimensions of the best dog pen for polly's poodle? explain Please help my teacher never explains just hands out problems
  45. math

    Bairleys rectangular dog pen for his irish setter must have an area of 400 square feet. Also the length must be 50 feet longer than the width. Find the dimentions of the pen
  46. Calculus

    A dog kennel with four pens is to be constructed. The pens will be surrounded by rectangular fence that costs $13 per meter. The rectangle is partioned into four pens of equal size with three partitions made of fence that costs $5 per meter. Each pen
  47. Math

    Manuel wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Manuel has 750 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area of the pen? a) Let w
  48. calculus

    A dog kennel with four pens is to be constructed. The pens will be surrounded by rectangular fence that costs $23 per meter. The rectangle is partioned into four pens of equal size with three partitions made of fence that costs $12 per meter. Each pen
  49. Maths

    Jessica needs to construct a rectangular outdoor dog pen. The pen must have 4 sides. I need to draw 6 different shaped rectangular pens, seen from the top, using 24m of fencing.
  50. math

    Alexander is installing a pen for his dog. The pen will have the shape and dimensions of the figure shown to the right. How many feet feet of fencing are needed to enclose the area​ shown?
  51. math 115

    1. sabrina has the following math quiz scores. 19, 24, 25, 17, 13, & 18. find her mean score, to the nearest tenth if necessary.= 13 is this correct? 2. eleven applications for a certain position had the following ages. 32, 33 ,25, 36, 48, 51, 28, 23, 54,
  52. math

    miss guy is going to build a pen for her puppy. she has 50 feet of fencing to use. figure out some ways she can set up the pen and use all fencing. what are the dimension of the rectangular pen with the most space area for the puppy?
  53. math

    Trent wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. One side of the pen will be against the barn; the other three sides will be enclosed with wire fencing. If Trent has 400 feet of fencing, what dimensions would maximize the area of the pen?
  54. Calculus

    A rancher wants to make a rectangular pen to house her animals. She will divide it up with 3 fences down the middle parallel to one side. If she has 14000 ft of fencing to work with, what are the dimensions of the pen of greatest area? Width = Length =
  55. Math

    Clark's Country Pet Resort is fencing a new play area for dogs. The manager has purchased 186 yd of fence to enclose a rectangular pen. The area of the pen must be 2156 yds^2. What are the dimensions of the​ pen? Length is how many yards? Width is how
  56. calculus optimization problem

    A farmer has 460 feet of fencing with which to enclose a rectangular grazing pen next to a barn. The farmer will use the barn as one side of the pen, and will use the fencing for the other three sides. find the dimension of the pen with the maximum area?
  57. math

    A FARMER BUILT A PEN FOR HIS FAVORITE PIG. THE PEN SHOWN BELOW HAS AN AREA OF 50 SQUARE FEET.THE PEN IS TWICE AS WIDE AS IT IS LONG AND HAS A PERIMETER OF 30 FEET. WHAT IS THE LENGTH, IN FEET OF THE PEN.
  58. MATH 115

    1. find the rate 635ft./5 seconds= 2. complete the statement 82cm = mm 3. complete the statement 15g = kg 4. sabrina has the following math quiz scores 19, 24, 25, 17, 13, 18. find her mean score, to the nearest tenth if necessary. 5. eleven applications
  59. math

    Howard has 102 feet of fencing. What is the area of the largest square dog pen he can build with the fencing?
  60. Reposted - math - Ashley's question

    L=length w=width ============ eqn 1 is 2L + 2w = 28 eqn 2 is w= (1/2)L+2 =========== solve for L and w. Post your work if you get stuck. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1169164168 Posted by Ashley on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 6:49pm. John made a
  61. math

    a rectangular pen is to be constructed alongside a barn using 120 feet of fencing. the barn will be used for one side of the pen. What should the dimensions of the pen be to maximize its area. ***Can not use calculus. This is a 9th grade question
  62. math 115

    1.eleven applications for a certain position had the following ages. 32, 33, 25, 36, 48, 51, 28, 23, 54, 52, 45. sort them out in ascending order. 23, 25, 32, 33, 36, 45, 48, 51, 54, I picked 33 for the middle number to get the median is it correct? 2.clay
  63. Math

    A recatangular pen is to be made with 120 feet fencing. The pen is divided into 4 equal parts. And an existing property fence will be used for one long side. 1) If x represents the width of the fence express its area A(x) in terms of x 2) Determine the
  64. algebra

    Marcus has 72 feet of fencing. He wants to build a rectangular pen with the largest possible area. What should the dimensions of the rectangular pen be to maximize the area?
  65. Algebra ( QUAdratic)

    a person plans to fence a pig pen with 100 meters of fencing. Derive a function that determines the area of the pig pen that can be enclosed by the fencing [A(w)] with respect to the pig pens width w. find the maximum area of the pig pen that can be
  66. Math please help

    A farmer has 120 feet of fencing available to build a rectangular pen for her pygmy goats. She wants to give them as much room as possible to run. What are the dimensions of the rectangular pen with the largest area?
  67. Grade 11 Math

    A rectangular dog run is to be enclosed by a fence and then divided into two smaller rectangular areas by a fence parallel to one of the sides. If 54m of fence is available, find the dimensions of the dog run of greatest possible area. State the total area
  68. algebra

    18. Mr. Rogers wants to fence in a rectangular garden next to a straight section of the Scioto River. He has 330 feet of fencing to do the entire job. He doesn’t need fencing along the river, and there is a 4.5 foot wide clearance for a gate at one end.
  69. algebra

    A man wants to build a rectangular pen in which to keep his dog. If he uses one side of his barn, what is the maximum area that he can enclose with 80 meter of fencing?
  70. 5th grade math

    mrs. watterson wants to fence in an area for her dog. she has 72 feet of fencing and wants to use all of it to enclose a space with the greatest possible area. which dimensions will give her a space with the greatest possible area? (1 point) 16 feet by 20
  71. math

    A farmer will make a rectangular pen with 100 feet of fence using pasrt of his barn for one side of the pen. What is the largest area he can enclose?
  72. Pre-Calc

    A farmer is making a pig pen next to the barn. He has enough materials to build 50 feet of fencing. a)what is the largest area he can fence in? b)what are the dimensions of the pen with the largest area?
  73. Algebra

    A rectangular pen for a pet is 5 feet longer than it is wide. Give possible width of the pen if its area must be 204 and 750 square feet, inclusively.
  74. Calculus

    A farmer wants to build a rectangular pen and then divide it with two interior fences. The total area is to be 2484ft^2. The exterior fence costs $18.00 per foot and the interior fence costs $16.50 per foot. Find the dimensions of the pen that will
  75. PreCalculus

    Farmer Jill needs a new pen for her pet billy goats. She would like the pen to be rectangular and have an area of 30 square feet. Unfortunately for Farmer Jill, as the sun rises, the billy goats have developed the habit of running full speed at the sun;
  76. Math

    Mr. Rogers wants to fence in a rectangular garden next to a straight section of the Scioto River. He has 330 feet of fencing to do the entire job. He doesn’t need fencing along the river, and there is a 4.5 foot wide clearance for a gate at one end. What
  77. algebra

    Mike's family wants to build a rectangular fenced backyard area for their dog. They have a 20-meter length of wire fence and four posts. They can also use the 20-meter straight length of the back of their house as a side of the enclosure, but the fence
  78. calculus?

    I want a rectanglular pen with area = 50 square feet and to save on fencing I will build it next to the garage. How should I design it so I use the least amount of fence-only 3 sides will be needed next to the garage. How can I figure out that I have found
  79. AP Calculus AB

    A farmer wants to create a rectangular pen, which will be divided into six separate sections, as shown in the accompanying diagram. If he has 600 feet of fencing to use, what outside dimensions will maximize the area of the pen?
  80. rectangular area

    mark wants to fence a area 240 sq feet for his dog the fence is 24 feet long then how wide will the fence be
  81. Calculus

    A rancher wants to make an animal pen by fencing in an area of 2500000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it up with 5 fences down the middle parallel to one side. The rancher wants to use the shortest total length of fencing possible. If
  82. math

    a rectangular pen with partitions is to be built from 800 feet of fencing. Express the area as a function of x alone. graph over a reasonable domain and find the dimensions of the pen of the maximum area that an be built under these conditions
  83. math

    a dog owner has 200ft of fencing and wants to enclose the greatest possible rectangular area for her dog .what dimension should she use
  84. Help please? Math 141 (Pre-Cal) (Shapes)

    Hi everyone I am lost on how to do this math problem: A. You have 180 feet of fencing with which to construct a rectangular pen. What is the maximum area you can enclose? B. Going back to part A, you decide to build your rectangular pen next to a large
  85. Calculus

    A rancher wants to build a rectangular pen with an area of 150 m2. Let W be the width of the pen and L be the length of the pen. a. Find an equation for the perimeter P in terms of W and L . b. Use the given area to write an equation that relates W and L .
  86. Math

    Derrick built a pen for his dog using one side of his house. He has 28 feet of fencing to use for the three sides of his fence. Make a table that uses the distances d away from the house as input and the length of the side opposite the house and the area
  87. math: optimising

    I cant figure out this homework question! I need to use optimisation to find the answer but I cant work it out :( There is a rectangular garden which is in need of fencing. Three sides of the 30m wide garden are already fenced. You own an additional 20m of
  88. Math: Pre-calculus

    A rancher wants to build a rectangular pen with an area of 180 . Let W be the width of the pen and L be the length of the pen. a) Find an equation for the perimeter P in terms of W and L . b) Use the given area to write an equation that relates W and L .
  89. Math

    There is a long fence along the border of 2 mens property. 1 man is using the existing fence to make a cattle pen. He has 500 ft of fencing. Suppose the pen extends x ft away from the existing fence along the border. Find an expression for the area in
  90. calculus

    a farmer has a 1500 feet of fencing in his barn.he wishes to enclose a rectangler pen,subdivided in two regions by a section of the fence down the middle,parallel to one side of the rectangle.express the area enclosed by the pen as a function of its width
  91. math

    a rectangular pen is divided into 6 rectangular strips by fences running parallel to the width of the pen. if 420m of fencing are available, determine the dimensions that give the maximum area possible.
  92. Math

    David wants to build a pen for his goat. He wants the area of the pen to be 48 square feet. If the length and width of the pen are whole numbers, which of the following could be the perimeter of the pen? - p = 26 ft - p = 28 ft - p = 30 ft - p = 36 ft
  93. math

    david wants to build a pen for his goat. he wants the area of the pen to be 48 square feet. if the length and width of the pen are whole numbers, which of the following could be the perimeter of the pen - p = 26 ft - p = 28 ft - p = 30 ft**** - p = 36 ft
  94. Math

    Jennifer plans to fence a rectangular area around her rectangular swimming pool. The total area enclosed by the fence, including the pool, should be 5 times the area of the pool alone. The pool is 20 feet by 17 feet. A.)What is the total area enclosed by
  95. math

    Mr Shah has been involved in a sheep farming business for several years and he supplies meats and milk products to the communities. He wishes to build a rectangular sheep pen with two parallel partitions using 200 meters fence. Find the dimensions of the
  96. Math: Optimising

    cant figure out this homework question! I need to use optimisation to find the answer but I cant work it out :( There is a rectangular garden which is in need of fencing. Three sides of the 30m wide garden are already fenced. You own an additional 20m of
  97. Calculus

    The Regional Farm Bureau (RFB) is preparing a brochure that offers advice about constructing pens for small farm animals, and they want us to be their consultants. They need us to carefully analyze the following situations and provide a detailed report.
  98. Calculus

    The Regional Farm Bureau (RFB) is preparing a brochure that offers advice about constructing pens for small farm animals, and they want us to be their consultants. They need us to carefully analyze the following situations and provide a detailed report.
  99. precalculus

    A farmer needs to build a rectangular pen that is 800 square feet and has two bays. What equation can he use to minimize the cost of the fence and what are the dimensions of the pen?
  100. evaluating a math question

    a Rectanglular pen for a pet is 5 feet longer than it is wide. give possible values for the width W of the pen if its area must be between 176 and 760 square feet inclusively. The width of the pen ranges from the smaller value of the width--- feet, to the