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Marie is cleaning an area of her yard to make a garden. She wants to make a rectangular garden with a perimeter of 38ft. What is the greatest area possible that Marie can make the garden? Use only whole numbers.

  • math -

    P = 2L + 2W

    Her garden could be:

    9 by 10
    8 by 11
    7 by 12

    Which of those dimensions gives the greatest area?

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