christinaxxx
how do u get the area of 125,788 ft to be 10% and 20% larger?



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anonymous
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multiply by
\[1.1\] and
\[1.2\] respectively. is this the entire problem?

christinaxxx
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can i ask why its 1.1 and 1.2 but not just 0.1 and 0.2?

anonymous
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if you multiply by .1 or .2 you will find 10% or 20%, but you want to INCREASE it by 10%

anonymous
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so if you like, you could find 10% and then add it on, or else you can just multiply by 1.1
here we can try it

christinaxxx
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ohhhhh! i feel quite stupid at the moment.......but thank u! so its 138,366.8 and 150,945.6?

anonymous
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\[125,788(1.1)= 138366.8\]
or
\[125,788+.1\times 125,788=125,788+12,578.8=138366.8\]

christinaxxx
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OMG! thank u sooo much!

anonymous
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works out the same either way,
yw

mariomintchev
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why did you become my fan? lols

christinaxxx
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yup! :) is that okay?

mariomintchev
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i asked why. lol
and its fine. i dont care. haha

christinaxxx
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alrighty!