# A homeowner has 60 feet of fencing material to enclose a rectangular area for his pets to play in. He will use one side of his house as a side of the play area. What dimensions should he use if he wants to maximize the play area?

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Jun 11, 2017

Maximum area is

#### Explanation:

Let

Hence fencing required will be

Area covered by this will be

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It is apparent that as coefficient of