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 October 9, 2019, 4:14 pm ad1c9bdddf
let l be the length and b be the width of the area.
Let A = area = 1 ...
This is a minimization problem regarding area and length of fence.