# How to Optimize the Areas & Perimeters of Rectangles

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### Derrick is fencing in his yard and has 80 feet of fencing. What is the maximum area he can enclose with this amount of fencing?

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### 2. Alliya is building a table and she wants it to have an area of 16 ft2. What is the smallest perimeter that the table can have?

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## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your understanding of:

• Finding the maximum area of rectangles
• The minimum possible perimeter
• Calculating the maximum area of an enclosure

## Skills Practiced

Go through the quiz and worksheet any time to practice the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on optimizing the areas and perimeters of rectangles
• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about finding the maximum area of rectangles