1. Mary wants to create a vegetable garden to keep the rabbits out by enclosing it with fencing. The area of

1. Mary wants to create a vegetable garden to keep the rabbits out by enclosing it with

fencing. The area of the garden is given by the function A(w) = w(50 – w) where w is
the width (in feet) of the garden.
What are the dimensions of the garden if the total area is 400 feet? You may use the quadratic
formula OR completing the square to solve.


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