Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Perimeter and Area of Polygons - Exercises - Page 361: 34a


220ft by 110ft

Work Step by Step

The overall dimensions of the rectangular enclosure shown is the perimeter of the rectangle and the subdivided line Perimeter = x+2x+x+2x = 6x By the length of the fence purchased in last question is 770 which is oing to be used on the subdivided line also so total fencing = 6x +x = 770 ft 7x = 770ft x = 110 ft So length of the base = 2x = 2*110 = 220 ft and length of the height = x = 110ft
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