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anonymous
 5 years ago
a soccer field is 130 yds long, and a football field is 120 yds long. how many times the area of the smaller field is the area of the larger field.
anonymous
 5 years ago
a soccer field is 130 yds long, and a football field is 120 yds long. how many times the area of the smaller field is the area of the larger field.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how wide these fields are?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In order to calculate the area we need the length times the width, or we at least need to know they are the same width!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the field are soccer: 100 yd football 53 1/3 yd

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, great! Do you know how to calculate the area? hint: length x width

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i multiplied already what next

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay what are the two areas!?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We need to take the ratio of the two areas, for example if one field was 8 sqft and the other was 4 sqft, the ratio is 8/4, or 2:1 where we would say the filed was 2x the other field.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You may want to check the math, I think it's closer to 6400 for the football field! But anyways we would say 13000/6400 = x Then the soccer field's area is x times as large as the football field.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks so it would be 2 times bigger

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Roughly yes. I'm not sure how accurate you need to be, but yes it is \[\approx\] 2.03
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