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Posted by **Leo** on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:55pm.

A 5 foot wide deck completely surrounds the pool.

The average depth of the pool = 6 feet.

How much surface area is covered by the proposed pool deck?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:57pmI'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 7:02pm - Math -
**Leo**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 7:53pmA=LxW

20ft.x35ft=700 ft

I added 5 ft to both to include the deck

25ftx40ft= 1000

I subtract the area of pool from above amount

1000-700= 300 ft.

Is that correct?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:03pmRight!

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**Leo**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:08pmwow. :-)

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:17pm:-)

You're doing great!!

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