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Problem 1 :

Mr. Fitch hires a landscape architect to renovate his front yard. The rectangular yard is 30 feet long. If the area of the yard is 600 square feet, determine the width of the yard.

Solution

Problem 2 :

The screen of an LED TV measures 32 inches in length and its area is 896 square inches. What is the width of the screen?

Solution

Problem 3 :

The area of an apple orchard is 4,675 square feet. Find the length of the rectangular orchard, if its width is 55 feet.

Solution

Problem 4 :

The area of an aluminum sheet is 124.32 square feet. If its length is 22.2 feet, what is the width of the aluminum sheet?

Solution

Problem 5 :

Ted’s rectangular corn field has an area of 2,280 square feet. What is the length of the field, if its width measures 28.5 feet?

Solution

Problem 6 :

The green chalkboard in the kindergarten classroom is 24 inches wide. If the area of the board is 864 square inches, find the length of the board.

Solution

Problem 7 :

A playground in Bucks Country has an area of 300 square yards. If the width of the rectangular playground is 15 yards, find the length of the playground.

Solution

Answer Key

1)  Width = 20 feet

2) Width = 28 inches

3)  Length = 85 feet

4)  Width = 5.6 feet

5)  Length = 80 feet

6)  Length = 36 inches

7)  Length = 20 yards 

Problem 1 :

A rectangular field is to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. If the area of the field is 680 square feet, how many feet of fencing will be required ?

Solution

Problem 2 :

The ratio between the perimeter and the width of a rectangle is 5 : 1. If the area of the rectangle is 216 sq.cm. What is the length of the rectangle ?

Solution

Problem 3 :

A farmer wishes to start a 100 sq.m rectangular vegetable garden. Since he has only 30 m barbed wire he fences three sides of the garden letting his house compound wall act as the fourth side fencing. The dimension of the garden is.

Solution

Answer Key

1)  Length of fencing is 88 feet.

2)  Length is 18 cm.

3)  Dimension of the rectangle is 5 m x 20 m.

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