Posted by **Robel Taame** on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 4:40pm.

A garden will be made up of a parallelogram, a rectangle and a triangle. The garden must have

an area of 500m2. Draw two possible gardens. Determine the dimensions of each part of the

garden, and justify your choice of these dimensions.

- Grade 8 Math -
**Steve**, Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:11pm
a rectangle 10x10

a right triangle with legs 20 and 20

a parallelogram with base 20 and height 10

area: 100+200+200

I'm sure you can come up with other scenarios.

- Grade 8 Math -
**Aryan**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:27am
Rectangle

Measurement:

Length = 20m

Width = 20m

Area = 200m2

An isosceles triangle

Measurement:

Base = 25m

Height = 16m

Area = 200m2

Parallelogram

Measurement:

Base: 25m

Height: 4m

Area = 100m2

Total Area = 200m2 + 200m2 + 100m2 = 500m2.

- Grade 8 Math -
**Tiffany**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:30am
Oh, so all we need to do is make combinations, so that all the area adds up to 500m2. Thank you Steve and Aryan!

- Grade 8 Math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:31am
Yes, thank you!

- Grade 8 Math -
**Aryan**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:32am
Yes, no problem at all. Your very welcome, and thank you!

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