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anonymous
 5 years ago
you have 100 ft of fencing to use for three sides of a rectangular fence, with your house enclosing the fourth side. the area of the enclosure is given by A=2x^2+100x. graph the equation to find the maximum area possible, and how long each side needs to be to obtain that area?
anonymous
 5 years ago
you have 100 ft of fencing to use for three sides of a rectangular fence, with your house enclosing the fourth side. the area of the enclosure is given by A=2x^2+100x. graph the equation to find the maximum area possible, and how long each side needs to be to obtain that area?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0diffrentiate the area function derivative(2x^2+100x)=4x+100 equate this to zero we find x=25 this is only solution so it must be maximum sides are 25,50 area is 1250 sq.ft

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you very much! although i do need to learn more about derivatives, because i don't really understand how to get the 4x+100 part.
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