Posted by **Katherine** on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 5:43pm.

a lot measures 50ft by 100ft. the house on a lot measures 25ft by 50ft. what is the area of the lawn

i don't get please help..i am confused

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**Reiny**, Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 6:14pm
if the entire lot is either house or lawn

lawn = 50x100 - 25x25 = ....

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**Katherine**, Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 6:33pm
why 25 *25

shouldnt it be 25*50

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**Reiny**, Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 6:40pm
of course!

Good for you to catch that.

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