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**allabouttheb's** A rancher with 750ft of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular area and then divide it into four pens with fencing parallel to one side of the rectangle.

a. Find a function that models the total area of the four pens.

b. Find the largest possible total area of the four pens.

ok so I am not sure where to even start with questions a or b.

I am thinking with part a I need to find the area of the rectangle?

5W+2L+750 ? then what?

If someone could explain to me step by step so I can understand it please and thank you in advanced.