## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - Common Core Cumulative Standards Review - Selected Response: 17

#### Answer

$324\ ft^2$

#### Work Step by Step

Convert the dimensions of the second garden to feet. $4\ yd=4\ yd\times\frac{3\ ft}{1\ yd}=12\ ft$ $9\ yd=9\ yd\times\frac{3\ ft}{1\ yd}=27\ ft$ The second garden has longer dimensions, so is the larger garden. Use the formula for the area of a rectangle. $A=bh=(12)(27)=324$

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