Posted by Holly on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:36pm.
A rectanfular piece of property measures 50 feet by 150 feet. the owner decides to surround the property with a fence placed exactly two feet inside of the property lines. How much fencing will be needed ?
a.364ft
b.384 ft
c. 400 ft
d 404 ft

math  Steve, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:52pm
Since the new fence is 2' inside the lines on both sides, we need to subtract 4 feet from each dimension.
P = 2(L+W)
2((504)+(1504)) = 384

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:53pm
P = 2L + 2W
P = (2 * 46) + (2 * 146)
P = ?
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