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Asked Nov 18, 2019
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A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 1250 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs $4 per foot. The material for the fourth side costs $12 per foot. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that will allow for the most economical fence to be built.
The short side is
ft and the long side is
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A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 1250 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs $4 per foot. The material for the fourth side costs $12 per foot. Find the dimensions of the rectangle that will allow for the most economical fence to be built. The short side is ft and the long side is

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C 4x+8y 12x =16x 8y 1250 in C 16x8y Substitute y х 1250 С -16х + 8

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