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Jenny is building a rectangular garden around a tree in her yard. The southwest corner of the garden will be 2 feet south and 3 feet west of the tree. The northeast corner of the garden will be 1 foot north and 4 feet east of the tree. If jenny paves a path around the garden that is uniformly 3 feet wide, then what is the area of he path?

  • geometry -

    Draw the diagram of what is given. Clearly the garden is 3x7.

    So, the dimensions of the entire area of garden+path is 9x13.

    The area of the path is thus 9*13-3*7

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    20 ft

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