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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.

asked by Amreen
  1. 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

    finish it up

    posted by Reiny

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