A farmer builds a fence to enclose a rectangular…

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  1. Caino

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    A farmer builds a fence to enclose a rectangular pasture. He uses 160 feet of fence. Find the total area of the pasture if it is 50 feet long.
     
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    The perimeter P of the rectangular pasture of sides x and y is: P=2 x +2 y=160 ftif x=50 ft then y=(160-100)/2=30 ftArea A=x*y=50*30=1500 ft^2
     

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