A rectangular lot, 54 square yds. in area with a perimeter fence, is divided into 2 rectangular sections by a single connecting fence costing $2.00/yd. the perimeter fence costs $5.00/yd. Find the dimensions of the lot which minimizes the cost of fencing.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:36 pm ad1c9bdddf
Suppose the length of the rectangle is x and width is y.
we have xy=54 and y=54/x
The total length of the fence has two possibilities.
1. The length of the single ...
This shows the dimensions of a lot with the given characteristics that minimizes the fencing required