# What is the largest area that can be fenced off of a rectangular garden if it will be fenced off with 220 feet of available material?

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Feb 25, 2015

It will be a square garden.

Let's do the maths:

Let's call the dimensions of the garden

Then we can immediately get rid of

Now we come to area

To find the maximum we set the derivative to

(see earlier equation)

**Answer** : Area