# Math

posted by Amreen

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.

1. Reiny

original area = 1 x .8 = .8 m^2

new length = 1.4 m
new width = 1.2 m
new area = 1.4(1.2) or 1.68 m^2

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