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

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**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((50-4)+(150-4)) = 384

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:53pm
P = 2L + 2W

P = (2 * 46) + (2 * 146)

P = ?

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