# A rancher wants to fence in an area of 1000000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use? Note: The answer to this problem requires that you enter the correct units. (Enter your answer with a space before the units)

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A rancher wants to fence in an area of 1000000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use? Note: The answer to this problem requires that you enter the correct units. (Enter your answer with a space before the units)

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A rancher wants to fence in an area of 1000000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use? Note: The answer to this problem requires that you enter the correct units. (Enter your answer with a space before the units)

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Let the dimensions of the field be x and y

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To maximize the function find the  fi...

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