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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?

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

    area = 17(12) = 204 m^2

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