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anonymous
 5 years ago
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 ?
anonymous
 5 years ago
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
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you familiar with concept of optimization?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not exactly...i was trying create and parabolic function and solve...?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then you are on the right track

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have no idea where i went wrong though. how would you do it?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are 6 equal field square?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here 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
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.017x=8150 x= each side x^2=area of each field

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0could you follow through on the next step?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay remember that square shape always maximize the area
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