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anonymous
 5 years ago
I've got two equations but i cant replace anything in one for the other, how do i figure this out?
A carpenter is building a rectangular room with a fixed perimeter of 356 ft. What dimensions would yield the max. area? What is the max area?
anonymous
 5 years ago
I've got two equations but i cant replace anything in one for the other, how do i figure this out? A carpenter is building a rectangular room with a fixed perimeter of 356 ft. What dimensions would yield the max. area? What is the max area?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think the maximum area is a square

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are several ways of doing this, what course is this from?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Assuming jimmyrep is correct then the sides would be 89 (356/4)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then my area would be 7921?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes (assuming jimmyrep is correct)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank you. im just terrible with story problems they catch me off guard

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I would wait and see what Nancy Lam has to say

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0P= (L+W)2 365= (L+W)2 365/2= L+W 182.5 = L+W 182.5/2 =91.25 \[91.25^{2}=8.327?\]

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nancy don't you mean 356?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i was wron number, any way use 356 instate 365 my equation is right?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I was with you until the 5th line. what is that about???

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh, I see you are letting L=W so it would be square. Seems like a burdensome method when you coluld just divide 356 by 4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0P= (L+W)2 356= (L+W)2 356/2= L+W 178 = L+W 178/2 =89 \[89^{2}=7.921\]

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It appears that Nancy Lam agrees with the 89 answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0check: P= (L+W)2 356=(89+89)2 356=178*2 356=356

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You realize niki 150 that this is true, if and only if, the maximum area is a square. I hope jimmyrep is right.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i know. but there is no other way to figure it out so it's gotta be a square. if there was another way there isnt enough information to do so.

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Agree, good luck with your studies. Have a good weekend
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