   Chapter 8.2, Problem 33E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# Farmer Watson wishes to fence a rectangular plot of ground measuring 245 ft by 140 ft.a) What amount of fencing is needed?b) What is the total cost of the fencing if it costs \$1.59 per foot?

To determine

(a)

To find:

The amount of fencing for the rectangular plot.

Explanation

Formula Used:

The perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the lengths of all sides of the polygon.

For quadrilateral, P=2(b+h), where b is the base and h is the altitude of the quadrilateral.

Calculation:

It is given that the farmer Watson wishes to fence a rectangular plot of ground measuring 245 ft by 140 ft.

Let the breadth and height of the rectangular plot is 245 ft and 140 ft

To determine

(b)

To find:

The total cost of the fencing.

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