A rectangular study area is to be enclosed by a fence and divided into two equal parts, with a fence running along the division parallel to one of the sides. If the total area is 384 ft^2, find the dimensions of the study area that will minimize the total length of the fence. How much fence will be required?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is what I have so far:

P=3y+4x

y=384ft^2/x

P=3(384ft^2)/x+4x

P=1152ft^2/x+4x

I'm not sure what to do next.

Thanks for the help!!

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