## anonymous 4 years ago how do u get the area of 125,788 ft to be 10% and 20% larger?

1. anonymous

multiply by $1.1$ and $1.2$ respectively. is this the entire problem?

2. anonymous

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

3. anonymous

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

4. anonymous

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

5. anonymous

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

6. anonymous

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

7. anonymous

OMG! thank u sooo much!

8. anonymous

works out the same either way, yw

9. anonymous

why did you become my fan? lols

10. anonymous

yup! :) is that okay?

11. anonymous

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

12. anonymous

alrighty!