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Fenced In (Posted on 2004-06-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A farmer wishes to enclose the maximum possible area with 100 meters of fence. The pasture is bordered by a straight cliff, which may be used as part of the fence. What is the maximum area that can be enclosed?

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Answer | Comment 14 of 15 |
The required maximum area is approximately 1591.54943 square meters.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-11-07 06:08:10
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