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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???????

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**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

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