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- Mar 1, 2012

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$2W = 200 - L$

condition (1) ... $W \ge 30 \implies 2W \ge 60 \implies 200-L \ge 60 \implies L \le 140$

condition (2) ... $L \ge 2W \implies L \ge 200-L \implies L \ge 100$

If a square is made, each side of the fence would have what dimension in feet given the 200 ft of available fencing?

Square that dimension. Recall $9 \text{ ft}^2 = 1 \text{ yd}^2$

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In which grade level does one normally find this kind of equality question? I simply can't remember actually ever studying this kind of question type. Is there a name for this type of question i.e. equalities? I am still at a loss on how to calculate the 2nd question.

Thank you again.

Thank you again.

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In my country, it's for Grade 11. Dunno how that applies to Western countries, though.In which grade level does one normally find this kind of equality question? I simply can't remember actually ever studying this kind of question type. Is there a name for this type of question i.e. equalities? Thank you again.

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I'm in Jakarta presently . .. is that using an International curriculum (i.e. Cambridge/Oxford etc.) or the National Indonesian Curriculum (I see you are in Indonesia).In my country, it's for Grade 11. Dunno how that applies to Western countries, though.

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200 ft of fencing form three of the four equal sides of the square with the fourth side being the side of the building.... I am still at a loss on how to calculate the 2nd question.

Each side of fence is $\dfrac{200}{3} \text{ ft}$

area of the square formed is $\left(\dfrac{200}{3}\right)^2 \text{ ft}^2$

remember you’ll need to convert square feet into square yards ... I supplied the conversion relationship in my initial post

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The answer is supposed to be 493.8 . . . if I take (200/3)^{2} = 66.67 * 66.67 = 4444.4 then divide this number by 9 I get the answer . . . I was not remembering this step . . . boy my math muscles are weak. The difficulty to add insult to injury is that over here in Asia the imperial system is unfamiliar . . .

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I see. I was wondering because your profile says that your location is in Jakarta but it has a Canadian flag.I'm in Jakarta presently . .. is that using an International curriculum (i.e. Cambridge/Oxford etc.) or the National Indonesian Curriculum (I see you are in Indonesia).

It's the National Indonesian Curriculum.