A gardener has 520 feet of fencing to fence in a rectangular garden. One side of the garden is bordered by a river and so it does not need any fencing.

garden bordered by a river

What dimensions would guarantee that the garden has the greatest possible area?

shorter side: _____ft (feet)

longer side: ____ft (feet)

greatest possible area: ___ft2 (square-feet)

shortest sideis 130 feet, thelongest sideis 260 feet and thegreatest possible areais 33800 square feet## What dimensions would guarantee that the garden has the greatest possible area?

shorter sidewith x and thelonger sidewith ygardenis bordered by a river:perimeteris:shortest sideis 130 feet, thelongest sideis 260 feet and thegreatest possible areais 33800 square feetareaat: