# Calculate an area

• Jan 29th 2009, 05:52 AM
paulchef
Calculate an area
hi can any body help me here it asks caculate the lawn area to sow much help is very welcome thankyou
• Jan 29th 2009, 06:02 AM
skeeter
assuming that corner section is a triangle and units are in meters ...

lawn area = $15^2 - \frac{1}{2}(4)(8) = 225 - 16 = 209 \, m^2$
• Jan 29th 2009, 06:09 AM
paulchef
many thanks
hi many thanks
• Jan 29th 2009, 06:12 AM
paulchef
hi 2