anonymous
  • anonymous
A farmer builds a rectangular pen with 3 parallel vertical partitions (i.e. 4 vertical sides) using 700 feet of fencing. What is the maximum possible area of the pen?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
The answer is NOT 175.
anonymous
  • anonymous
each side would be 175ft, so the area would be 175ftx175ft, which is 30625ft
anonymous
  • anonymous
that is not correct

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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
4y+2x=700 A=x*y
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
4y+2x=700 x=350-2y A=y(350-2y) A'=350-4y=0
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
y=87.5
anonymous
  • anonymous
my mistake i misunderstood the question
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
350+2x=700 Solve for x and u're done
anonymous
  • anonymous
i get 175
anonymous
  • anonymous
which is wrong
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
then multiply x by y to get the area

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