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The Backpage: My Favorite Lesson
The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson: The Dog Pen Problem

Judith Macks; Edited by Jennifer Wexler 

August 2013, Volume 107, Issue 1, Page 80

Abstract:
Maximizing area for a given perimeter in constructing a dog pen provides lots of variation in the kinds of lessons that use this problem.

Keywords:
Optimization
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Area
Teacher
Perimeter / Circumference