# A rectangular garden has a perimeter of 120 feet. How do you find an equation for the area of the rectangle as a function of the width, then determine the length and width of the rectangle which provide the maximum area?

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May 19, 2018

See below

#### Explanation:

We call x to width and y to high

If perimeter is 120, then

The surface

If we want to maximize area, then