10. Urban gardening A vegetable garden 50 ft wide is to be grown between two buildings, which are 500 ft apart along an east-west line. If the buildings are 200 ft and 350 ft tall, where should the garden be placed in order to receive the maximum number of hours of sunlight exposure? (Hint: Determine the value of x in the accompanying figure that maximizes sunlight exposure for the garden.) 350 ft tall 200 ft tall 02 00 West East 450 – x 50

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10. Urban gardening A vegetable garden 50 ft wide is to be grown
between two buildings, which are 500 ft apart along an east-west
line. If the buildings are 200 ft and 350 ft tall, where should the
garden be placed in order to receive the maximum number of
hours of sunlight exposure? (Hint: Determine the value of x in
the accompanying figure that maximizes sunlight exposure for the
garden.)
350 ft tall
200 ft tall
02
00
West
East
450 – x
50
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10. Urban gardening A vegetable garden 50 ft wide is to be grown between two buildings, which are 500 ft apart along an east-west line. If the buildings are 200 ft and 350 ft tall, where should the garden be placed in order to receive the maximum number of hours of sunlight exposure? (Hint: Determine the value of x in the accompanying figure that maximizes sunlight exposure for the garden.) 350 ft tall 200 ft tall 02 00 West East 450 – x 50