A rancher wants to fence in an area of 1000000 square feet in a rectangular field and then divide it in half with a fence down the middle parallel to one side. What is the shortest length of fence that the rancher can use?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 24, 2021, 11:23 am ad1c9bdddf
This is a minimization problem:
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The area looks like the above graph, with height = a and length=b
Then we have a*b = ...
This is a minimization problem regarding area and length of fence.