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A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 260 square feet.

A fence is to be built to enclose a rectangular area of 260 square feet. The fence along three sides is to be made of material that costs 5 dollars per foot, and the material for the fourth side costs 13 dollars per foot. Find the dimensions of the enclosure that is most economical to construct.

This question was asked on Apr 21, 2010.

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