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Chapter 3: Applications of Differentiation

Section 3.8: Optimization

Example 3.8.3

One acre (43560 sq ft) is to be enclosed with a rectangular fence that costs $5.00 per ft. Additionally, the enclosed area is to be subdivided into three equal rectangles with fencing that costs $3.50 per ft. What is the minimal cost of the construction, and what are its dimensions?

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