Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 1 - 1.1 - Graphs of Equations - 1.1 Exercises - Page 79: 75e


$x=120~yards$ $y=53~1/3~yards=53.33~yards$

Work Step by Step

The results of part (d) lead us to a rectangle that is almost a square. In fact, if we had evaluated the exact dimensions that would give us the maximum area, we would have found a square ($86.67~yards\times86.67~yards$) Of course, the NFL playing field is not a square.
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