# Math

posted by .

A rectangular plot, 21m by 14m, is to be turned into a rectangular flower bed with a grass border around its outside edge. The grass border is to be 2m wide. What is the area of the flower bed? What is the area of the grass border?

• Math -

dimensions of flower bed :
17 m by 12 m, (cut off 2 m on each side

area = 17(12) = 204 m^2

## Similar Questions

The path around a square flower bed is 3 feet wide. If the area of the flower bed is equal to the area of the path, find the dimensions of the flower bed.
2. ### Gr10 math

A rectangular lawn measuring 8m by 4m is surrounded by a flower bed of uniform width. The combined area of the lawn and the flower bed is 165m^2. What is the width of the flower bed?
3. ### Math

A circular flower bed has a radius of 33.2 m. An insect crawls around the edge of the flower bed at a rate of 2 meters per minute. About how long does it take the insect to crawl around the flower bed?
4. ### algebra/math

the length of a rectangular flower bed is 7 feet less than 3 times its width. the area of the bed is 20 feet squared. find the dimensions of the flower bed.
5. ### MATH

a rectangular garden 9ft by 12 ft includes a uniform border of wood chips around a rectangular bed of flowers. If flowers take up half the garden's area. find the perimeter of the flower bed
6. ### geometry

a rectangular flower garden is surrounded by a grass border, the grass border is 5 meters wide on all sides of the flower garden and the outer dimensions are 50 meters by 40 meters. What is the area of the grass border?
7. ### math

A rectangular flower garden is surrounded by a grass border. the grass border is 5 meters wide on all sides of the flower garden and the outer dimensions are 50 meters by 40 meters. Determine the area of the grass border and show how …
8. ### math

A rectangular flower bed has an area of 3 1/2 square yards. The width of the flower bed is 3/4 yard. What is the length of the rectangular flower bed?
9. ### Math

23. Lois built a rectangular flower bed. She used four boards for the border of the flower bed. Two of the boards were 4 feet long. The other boards were 8 feet long. a. What was the area of the flower bed using these boards?
10. ### Math

The side of a square flower bed is 1 m and 80 cm long. It is enlarged by digging a strip 20 cm wide all around it. find the area of the flower bed and also the increase in area of the flower bed answer me.

More Similar Questions