You have 196 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular region. Find the Dimensions of the rectangle that maximizes the enclosed area.

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Let us say the lengths are X and Y

So 2(X+Y) gives the length of the fencing.

`2(X+Y) = 196`

`X+Y = 98`

`Y = 98-X`

 

If the area is A;

`A = X*Y`

`A = X*(98-X)`

`A = 98X-X^2`

 

When area is...

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