Question 36521: Amanda has 400 feet of lumber to frame a rectangular patio (the perimeter of a rectangle is 2 times length plus 2 times width). She wants to maximize the area of her patio (area of a rectangle is length times width). What should the dimensions of the patio be, and show how the maximum area of the patio is calculated from the algebraic equation. Answer by Paul(988) (Show Source):
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Hence, the width and length are 100 ft each and the area is 100^2 ft squared.