Posted by Vic on .
Jennifer plans to fence a rectangular area around her rectangular swimming pool. The total area enclosed by the fence, including the pool, should be 5 times the area of the pool alone. The pool is 20 feet by 17 feet. What is the total area enclosed by the fence?

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Ms. Sue,
5 * 20 * 17 = _____ sq. ft.

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mathtaculator,
since the area enclosed by the fence is 5 times the area of the pool, and we know that the pool is 20*17= 340 sq ft, we can multiply 340 * 5 to get ____

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Vic,
1700 sq. ft.

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mathtaculator,
good job man

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Vic,
Now it's asking. Fencing cost $8 per linear foot. Jennifer plans to build the fence so that the length of the fence will be 25 feet on the 20 foot side of the pool. What is the cost of the fencing with this plan?

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blue,
720

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Anonymous,
i don't care

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YASMANI,
A rectangular yard measuring
28ft
by
36ft
is bordered (and surrounded) by a fence. Inside, a walk that is
3ft
wide goes all the way along the fence. Find the area of this walk. Be sure to include the correct unit in your answer.