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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 north east 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 the path?
A. 117 square feet
B. 96 square feet
C. 75 square feet
D. 60 square feet

Stuck, please help!

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  1. garden size
    east west = 7
    north south = 3
    so garden area = 21
    outside path dimensions
    7+3*2 = 13
    3+3*2 = 9
    so big rectangle area = 9*13 = 117
    so path area =117 - 21

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    posted by Damon
  2. So the answer is B?

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  3. LOL, yes

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    posted by Damon
  4. Haha thanks!

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