Posted by **D** on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:50pm.

The volleyball court -if it id 80 ft long and 50 ft wide, how would you find the dimensions of the court? Explain please! Remember that I am a 6th grader. Please don't give me a 10-12th grade answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:53pm
You've already given the dimensions: 80 ft long and 50 ft wide.

Do you need to find the area?

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**D**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:56pm
I think. I am honestly not sure what to do.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 9:04pm
To find the area, multiply the length times the width.

A = LW

A = 80 * 50

A = 4,000 square feet

If you need to find the perimeter (the distance around), then you need to add all four sides.

P = 2L + 2W

P = (2 * 80) + (2 * 50)

P = 160 + 100

P = 260 feet

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**D**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 9:24pm
Thank you!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 9:43pm
You're welcome.

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