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    Area Problem

    a rectangular plot of land, 12m by 10m hs a path of width 4m all around it, find the area of the path.
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    Have you at least tried drawing this out first?
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    I tried to solve it but not get answerd. Plz help me to get its proper answer.
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    Let me help you out:

    "A rectangular plot of land, 12m by 10m hs a path of width 4m all around it, find the area of the path."

    You can divide the added path into 4 sections:

    The top and bottom, plus the 2 sides. It helps if you draw a picture.

    You can say the top and bottom's area = (12 + 4 + 4) * 4 * 2

    You can say that the 2 sides' area = 10*4 * 2

    Do you know what to do now?
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    can you send me its full solution ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by winsome View Post
    can you send me its full solution ?
    No we will not. We are not a homework service. You need to show that you have made some effort to attempt this problem and show exactly where you are stuck.
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    Dear Winsome,

    Take a look at pictures on your walls.Sketch a similar picture but insert the inside picture dimensions to 12x10 and then calculate the outside dimensions of the picture frame. You take it from there.


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