# What dimensions should the gardener use to obtain this area?

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Mar 8th, 2015

**Question description**

A gardener has 100 meters of fencing to enclose two adjacent rectangular
gardens (see figure). The gardener wants the enclosed area to be 286 square meters. What dimensions should the gardener use to obtain this area? (Round your answers to two decimal places.)

x =
m | and | y =
m (smaller x-value) |

x =
m | and | y =
m (larger x-value) |