anonymous
  • anonymous
Can someone please help? Mary's garden is in the shape of a triangle. The base of the triangle is 5.5 feet and its height is 3 feet. If 4 pounds of mulch can cover a square foot of garden, how many pounds of mulch are required to cover the garden?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
do you know how to start this problem?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes can you just explain how to solve the problem to me?
anonymous
  • anonymous
find the area of the garden and multiply by the number of pounds of mulch it takes per square foot to cover the garden

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anonymous
  • anonymous
can you put it in equation form please?
anonymous
  • anonymous
do you know the equation for the area of a triangle?
anonymous
  • anonymous
a= 1/2bh
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok, so take that formula and multiply by the number of pounds it takes to cover each square foot of the garden
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it would be a=1/2 5.5(3) and then multiply that by 4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay thanks I understand how to solve this now : ) can you please help explain the other question I posted?
anonymous
  • anonymous
can you post it again?
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay please hold...

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