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Farmer Ed has 450 meters of fencing, and wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If Farmer Ed does not fence the
side along the river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed?
he width, labeled x in the figure, is
Type an integer or decimal.)
meters

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Farmer Ed has 450 meters of fencing, and wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a river. If Farmer Ed does not fence the side along the river, find the length and width of the plot that will maximize the area. What is the largest area that can be enclosed? he width, labeled x in the figure, is Type an integer or decimal.) meters

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