You are a farmer, and you are trying to make the most efficient use of your resources. You have invested enough capital for a barn house which is 50 feet by 70 feet (its base) and 100 feet of fencing for your animals. You decide to have an outdoor lot for your animals. Your goal is to have the lot with the most area with the least amount of fencing (optimize). The lot must be rectangular, and one side of the rectangular may be a wall from the barn. A picture will be posted below.

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Is it 40 feet by 70 feet, or 50 feet by 70 feet? Your diagram contradicts your question.

50 feet, sorry about that

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