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A rectangular playground is to be fenced off and divided in two by another fence parallel to one side of the playground.488 feet of fencing is used. Find the dimensions of the playground that maximize the total enclosed area. Remember to reduce any fractions and simplify your answers as much as possible. HINT: Start by drawing a picture that illustrates what is being described in the problem, then label the important parts. The shorter side of the playground is ft. The longer side of the playground is ft. What is the maximum area? square ft.

6 years ago
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