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2 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Fencing around a rectangular field 2015-11-11 From Darlene:Question from Darlene, a parent: A farmer has 10,000 meters of fencing to use to create a rectangular field. He plans on using some of the fencing to divide the rectangular field into two plots of land by constructing a fence inside the rectangle that is parallel to one of the sides. Let X be the width of the rectangular field. Write an equation to express the area of the field as a function of X. Find the value of X that maximizes the area of the field.Answered by Penny Nom.     Maximizing the area of a rectangle 2009-12-17 From rachel:A rectangular field is to be enclosed by 400m of fence. What dimensions will give a maximum area?Answered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français