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Posted by **Kirk** on Monday, August 30, 2010 at 1:48am.

shaped garden that measured 15 ft by 30 ft. When

they visited John’s rectangular-shaped garden, they found

it measured 18 ft by 50 ft. Al claimed that it could not be

twice as large since neither the length nor the width were

twice as large. Who was correct and why?

- Math -
**MathMate**, Monday, August 30, 2010 at 8:50amArea of Al's garden = 15*30 sq.ft.

Area of John's garden = 18*50 sq.ft

Calculate and see if John's garden has twice the area of that of Al's.

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