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Elenathehomeschooler

  • one year ago

Help please! A farmer has 120 feet of fencing available to build a rectangular pen for her pygmy goats. She wants to give them as much room as possible to run. What are the dimensions of the rectangular pen with the largest area?

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    the largest possible rectangle will be a square (all sides are equal) so if she has 120 feet of square fencing, then each of the 4 sides will be 30 feet each so 30ft * 30 ft.

  2. Elenathehomeschooler
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    So that would be the answer?

  3. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    yeah.

  4. Elenathehomeschooler
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid can you help me find the dimensions of the rectangle with maximum area.

  5. Vocaloid
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    like i said, 30 feet by 30 feet

  6. Vocaloid
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    unless you want a new problem?

  7. Elenathehomeschooler
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    so the maximum area would be 900

  8. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    yup!

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