Carol has 2,000 ft of fencing to fence in a rectangular horse corral. x 1000 -

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Carol has 2,000 ft of fencing to fence in a rectangular horse corral.
x1000 - x
(a) Find a function that models the area A of the corral in terms of the width x of the corral. 
A(x) =

(b) Find the dimensions of the rectangle that maximize the area of the corral. 
width     ft
length     ft
Jul 8th, 2015

a    A(x) = x (1000-x) = 1000x -x^2

b.  width = 500

    length = 500



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