# Dimensions of a patio

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

If John has 300 feet of lumber to frame a rectangular patio (the perimeter of a rectangle is 2 times length plus 2 times width). He wants to maximize the area of his patio (area of a rectangle is length times width). What should the dimensions of the patio be? How do I set up this equation?

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 5:07 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/basic-algebra/dimensions-of-a-patio-62572

#### Solution Summary

This shows how to find the dimensions of a patio to fit a given word problem.

$2.49