Mathematics

Question

A family wants to enclose a rectangular playground for their toddler with an area of 24 square yards. The length of the garden is to be 5 yards more than its width. What should the dimensions of the playground be?

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    3 × 8 yards

    Explanation:

    possible lengths & widths for the given area of 24 square yards:

    1 and 24, 2 and 12, 3 and 8, 4 and 6

    of these four options, only 3 and 8 fit the requirement of the length of the garden being 5 yards more than the width of the garden. thus, the answer is 3 × 8 yards.

    i hope this helps! :D

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