anonymous
  • anonymous
A rectangular field is to be subdivided in 6 equal fields. There is 8150 feet of fencing available. Find the dimensions of the field that maximizes the total area. What is the maximum area ?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
are you familiar with concept of optimization?
anonymous
  • anonymous
not exactly...i was trying create and parabolic function and solve...?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Then you are on the right track

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anonymous
  • anonymous
i have no idea where i went wrong though. how would you do it?
anonymous
  • anonymous
are 6 equal field square?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
good
anonymous
  • anonymous
Here is how I would solve it. Since it is equal and square field, I would denote each side as x. by counting I found out that there would be 17 sides
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
17x=8150 x= each side x^2=area of each field
anonymous
  • anonymous
k
anonymous
  • anonymous
still question?
anonymous
  • anonymous
could you follow through on the next step?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay remember that square shape always maximize the area
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=479 x^2=1358
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok

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