Posted by **Taryn** on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 10:25pm.

Andie is designing a rectangular play space for her dogs. The length of the play space is 7ft. and the width is 6ft. The new space will have a length and width twice the dimensions of the current space. She needs to purchase sod to cover the ground inside the play space. Write and solve an equation that could be used to determine S the amount of sod the new play space will require.

1. What are you trying to find?

2. What do you know?

3. Create a diagram to model this problem.

4. Write an equation based on the diagram you have created. Use the letter S to represent what you are trying to find.