Marquss M.

asked • 02/13/19# 8th grade Dilation's and Measurement

A group of friends is roping off a soccer field in a back yard. A particular full-size soccer field is a rectangle with a length of 120 yards and a width of 60 yards. To fit the field in the back yard, the group needs to reduce the size of the field so its perimeter is 72 yards. |

what is the area I don't get it

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Mark M. answered • 02/13/19

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The original field had a length that was twice the width.

The smaller field must have a length that is twice the width

The smaller field has length plus width of 36, or 24 x 12

What is the area of a field that is 24 x 12 yards.

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Marquss M.

The area of the soccer field02/13/19