Section 8.1 - Determining Optimum Area And Perimeter

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Section 8.1 - Determining Optimum Area And Perimeter

Complete the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Each rectangle has a perimeter of 24 units.  Which one has the greatest area?
    • A. 

      Diagram a

    • B. 

      Diagram b

    • C. 

      Diagram c

    • D. 

      Diagram d

  • 2. 
    What is the maximum area of a rectangle with a perimeter of 60km?
    • A. 

      200 km^2

    • B. 

      225 km^2

    • C. 

      240 km^2

    • D. 

      360 km^2

  • 3. 
    Sylvia is fencing a rectangular rose garden.  The hardware store sells fencing for $22.50/m.  Her family has $250 to spend.  What dimensions should Sylvia use to build a garden with the greatest area?
    • A. 

      Length = 2.75m, width = 2.75m

    • B. 

      Length = 9m, width = 2m

    • C. 

      Length = 2.25m, width = 3.25m

    • D. 

      Length = 3m, width = 3m

  • 4. 
    Jordan is making a paddleball court.  The court consists of a wall outlined by 40m of paint.  What dimensions will maximize the area of the paddleball court?
    • A. 

      Length = 20 m, width = 20 m

    • B. 

      Length = 13.33 m, width = 13.33 m

    • C. 

      Length = 10 m, width = 10 m

    • D. 

      Length = 10 m, width = 20 m

  • 5. 
    Each rectangle has an area of 49 square units.  Which one has the greatest perimeter?
    • A. 

      Diagram a

    • B. 

      Diagram b

    • C. 

      Diagram c

    • D. 

      Diagram d