Posted by **sam** on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 5:24pm.

The Carsons are putting a rectangle swimming pool in their yard. It will measure 20ft by 12ft. They plan to have a cement walkway around the pool which should measure 4 ft wide. What is the area of the walkway?

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 25, 2013 at 5:59pm
area of pool = 20 by 12 or 240 square feet

area of pool + walkway = 28 by 20 = 560 square feet

area of walkway = 560-240 = 320 square feet

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**sam**, Monday, March 25, 2013 at 6:19pm
Thank you. Our teacher just gave us this problem and did not show us how to do the second part.

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