Presumabley a Quadratic word problem
A rectangular field adjacent to a river must be fenced on 3 sides but not on the river bank. What is the largest area that can be enclosed if 50 yards of fencing is used?
The chapter is on Quadratic Functions; Graphing them using intercepts and turning points specifically. Given this I assume that the question wants me to place it into a x^2 format.
First off I can't figure out how to set it up as a quadratic. Secondly the best result I can get is when the sides are equal, or 50/3, which is approximately equal to 277. The answer is 312.