Sarah G.

asked • 03/19/14

Lumber company owns forest 1 mile by 2 miles

A lumber company owns a forest that is rectangular in shape, 1 mile by 2 miles. If the company cuts a uniform strip of trees along all four outer edges of this forest, how wide should the strip be if 3/4 square mile of forest is to remain?

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Steve S. answered • 03/20/14

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