Unknow

posted by .

A man has a rectangular garden. One length of the garden lies along a patio wall. However the rest of the garden is enclosed by 32 feet of fencing. If the length of the garden is twice its width, what is the area of the garden.

  • Unknow -

    w+w+2w=32
    w=8

    the garden is 8x16 so the area is 128ft^2

  • Unknow -

    If you don't know what your School Subject is, who does? I suspect it's math.

    P = 2L + 2W

    32 = L + 2(0.5L)

    32 = 2L

    16 = L

  • Unknow -

    Its not a school subject. its college

  • Unknow -

    And Ms.sue. Your wrong. Cause if the length is 16 then the width is 8 and that will equal 24. Nice try

  • Unknow -

    Ms Sue is right. 16+8+8=32
    There are two widths

  • Unknow -

    I'm so sorry, Lee, that you don't realize that college is a school. At least most colleges are schools for educating students. What is the name of your college?

    A fence needs to go around the entire garden. It has two lengths and two widths, right? One length lies along the wall. That means that two widths and one length are enclosed by the fence.

    16 + 8 + 8 = 32

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    A homeowner designs a rectangular garden such that the length is 20 feet more than twice the width. If 310 feet of picket fencing are to be used, find the length and width of the garden.
  2. math

    The Aesthetic Garden Problem. A landscape architect wants the length of a rectangular shaped flower garden to be twice the width. The garden should have a total area of 288ft^2. what are the dimensions of the garden?
  3. Maath:)

    Sam is going to plant a rectangular flower garden next to his house. There will be a fence on three sides of the garden( fencing is not necessary along the houe). The area of the garden is to be 1,000sq. ft., and he has 90 feet of …
  4. Elementary Algebra

    the width of a garden is 4 times it width the wall of her house forms one width of the triangle he uses 45 feet of fencing for the other 3 sides of his garden what are the length and width of his garden. what is the answer
  5. math

    A gardener wants to use 62 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular shaped garden. If its length is 4 feet longer than twice its width, find the width of the garden
  6. Algebra

    The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 35 feet. The length of the garden is 1 foot more than 2 times its width. Write an equation to represent the perimeter of the garden in terms of its width (w). What are the length and width of …
  7. math

    Ted is helping his father plant their vegetable garden this year. They will put a fence around the garden. Ted measures the length of the garden, which is 6 feet. His father tells him that the width is twice the length. How much fencing …
  8. math

    a person has a rectangular garden one length of the garden lies along the patio wall. however the rest of the garden is enclosed by 30 ft of fencing. if the length of the garden is three times its width, what is the area of the garden
  9. math

    You have 540 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular garden. You want the length of the garden to be 50 feet greater than the width. Find the length and width of the garden if you use all of the fencing.
  10. Algebra

    You are in the process of planning a garden in your back yard. The garden will be rectangular in shape. Determine the best length and width (in feet) for your garden and determine how many feet of fencing you will need to enclose the …

More Similar Questions