At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
is 40ft the length and 71ft the width of the yard?
i'm guessing. that is how it is written. so yes.
it is worded really weird
ok then, if 40ft is the length, u can multiply that times the width of the walk, so 3 ft, 40*3= 120...i think that would be the area 120 sq ft
it said that was incorrect
it will show me how to do it. and iwill tell u. then will u heelp me with the next 2 problems like this one?
sure ill try to help u
We start by drawing a rectangle representing the fence surrounding the yard. Inside the fence, we draw a wide walk going along the fence. inner rectangle's length is the yard length twice the walk width. so 71-3-3=65 ft and the width is 40-3-3=34 ft
since the walk is the region between the 2 rectangles..it's area is the area of the larger rectangle minus the area of the smaller rectangle. so a=40x71-34x65 =2840-2210 =630 ft ^2
follow? bc it's kinda confusing to me.
yes, i think i follow
ok, i got it :)
it sounds more like a rectangular box?
i know. this thing is so stupid..but i think i have the hang of it now.
It kinda makes sense, otherwise you might include the corners twice.
Did you work the next one?