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hparada
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Bob has 20 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular garden. If one side of the garden is x feet long, he wants the other side to be (10 – x) feet wide. What value of x will give the largest area, in square feet, for the garden?

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Darryl750

For the problem presented with the specific given values, the value of x that will give the largest area in square feet for the garden is 5. I am hoping that this answer has satisfied your query about this specific question.

ElizbethLiddle208

So according to your given that the fence is 20ft enclosed rectangular garden and it has a larger area which represent by the value of X and the wide area represent the value of 10-x. so by calculating by the use of the formula in getting the area of a rectangle, i came up with the vale of the largest area is 4 sqr fet. 

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