8th grade
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(a)on july 15,2007 , the national debt of the united states of americawas a little more than 8.8 trillion dollars. at that time, the population of the united states was a little more than 300 million. approximately how much money would each of the 300 million people living in the united states have to give the government to pay off the national debt? assume every person pays an equal amount.
(b)
a rectangular garden with dimensions five meters by six meters has a sidewalk 1 meter wide allt e way around it. what is the total area of the graden and the sidewalk?

(a) Divide the national debt by the population
(b) The garden with surrounding sidewalk has rectangular dimensions of 7 x 8 meters. Compute the area.