Tuesday

July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014

Posted by **Julie** on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:25am.

measures 405 square feet. How many more feet of fence will the second garden

plot require over that required for the first garden plot. But how did they get this???????

- Math -
**Reiny**, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 8:08amSide of first garden plot:

x^2 = 180

x = √180 = 6√5

perimeter is 24√5 or appr 53.67

second garden plot:

y^2 = 405

y = √405

perimeter = 4√405 or appr 80.50

Extra fence needed = 4√405 - 24√5

= appr 26.8 feet

**Related Questions**

Math - Julie is digging a square area in her backyard for a vegetable garden. If...

geometry - Jackson is creating a water garden surrounded by a triangular patch ...

math - Harry planned a rectangular garden that was 40 feet long and 10 feet wide...

Math - Harry planned a rectangular garden that was 40 feet long and 10 feet wide...

math - (exponents and roots) Michael wants to fence in a new garden so that the ...

Math - Serena has a square-shaped garden. She wants to put a fence around the ...

geometry - Serena has a square-shaped garden. She wants to put a fence around ...

Math. - Nancy Tobey planted a vegetable garden in the backyard. However, the ...

math - Two rectangular garden plots with an area of 60 square feet have distinct...

math - A homeowner wants to plant a garden in his backyard. He decides to have ...