# SOLUTION: The parks departement plans to fence in a 2304 sq meter rectangular area park. What should be the dimensions in order to use the least amount of fencing.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 30624: The parks departement plans to fence in a 2304 sq meter rectangular area park. What should be the dimensions in order to use the least amount of fencing.Answer by Cintchr(481)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Area = 2304 Perimeter = ??? A=1 * 2304 and P=2(1+2304)= 4610 A=2 * 1152 and P=2(2+1152)= 2308 A=3 * 768 and P=2(3+768)= 1542 A=4 * 576 and P=2(4+576)= 1160 If we continue this pattern we get to .... A=48 * 48 and P=2(48+48)= 192 The smallest amout of fencing with the stated required area. whenever you have a problem like this .... look for the shape to be a perfect square.