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jameshorton
 one year ago
Jorge's rectangular garden was 17 feet long and had a perimeter of 54 feet. He made his garden 5 feet longer.
What is the area of his new garden?
A.
22 square feet
B.
64 square feet
C.
85 square feet
D.
220 square feet
jameshorton
 one year ago
Jorge's rectangular garden was 17 feet long and had a perimeter of 54 feet. He made his garden 5 feet longer. What is the area of his new garden? A. 22 square feet B. 64 square feet C. 85 square feet D. 220 square feet

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Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here, we have a garden that is 17 feet long. We also know that the perimeter is 54 feet. So let's draw what we know

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441321062984:dw

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So we know the length is 17. 17 x 2 =34 So we know that out of the 54 units, 34 units of the perimeter is the length. From this information, we know that 5434=20. Therefore, the width must be 10.

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441321163829:dw

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@jameshorton if you're there, please let me know that you're following along :)

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1nice. I'll keep going then. You understand so far, right?

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441321294230:dw

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441321404757:dw

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Just add 22+22+10+10, and you'll have your new perimeter :)

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that is correct :) Good job!

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Glad you understand :)

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1don't forget units! 64 square feet

jameshorton
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(3 pt) Which expressions could be used to calculate the area of this patio? Choose exactly two answers that are correct. A. (18 • 21) – (12 • 5) B. (18 • 21) – (16 • 6) C. (18 • 5) + (16 • 12) D. (12 • 21) + (6 • 15)

jameshorton
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this my last question

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@jameshorton in the future, note that you should only ask one question per thread. Otherwise, the thread can get laggy. Plus, you're engagement score goes higher if you post more than one thread

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah :) and what patio are we looking at here, just wondering

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Which expressions could be used to calculate the area of this patio? What is "this patio"

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is there a picture or something?

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for this problem...I don't know what I'm looking at

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@jameshorton let me know when you got my pm.

Jamierox4ev3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Cool. Well, you're welcome
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