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anonymous
 5 years ago
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?
anonymous
 5 years ago
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
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know how to start this problem?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes can you just explain how to solve the problem to me?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0find the area of the garden and multiply by the number of pounds of mulch it takes per square foot to cover the garden

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you put it in equation form please?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know the equation for the area of a triangle?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so take that formula and multiply by the number of pounds it takes to cover each square foot of the garden

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be a=1/2 5.5(3) and then multiply that by 4?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay thanks I understand how to solve this now : ) can you please help explain the other question I posted?

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 5 years ago
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