Asked Feb 27, 2019

An animal shelter has 160 feet of fencing to enclose two adjacent rectangular playpen
areas for dogs. What dimensions should be used so the enclosed area will be a maximum?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Sketch the adjacent rectangular playpen areas for dogs as shown below.

Step 2

Find the perimeter of the playpen areas for dogs and solve the above equation for x is.

Step 3

Substitute the values for x and y in...


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