Can you please provide me with some simple approaches to solve these problems. I got both answers correct by narrowing down the choices, but I want to be solid in my math understanding. I appreciate any help you can provide. Thank you!
14. The figure above represents a square plot measuring x feet on a side. The plot consists of a rectangular garden, 48 square feet in area, surrounded by a walk that is 3 feet wide on two opposite sides and 2 feet wide on the other two sides. What is the value of x?
16. In a certain country 55 percent of women are in the labor force and these women comprise 40% of the labor force. If the number of men in the labor force is 75 million, how many million women are in the labor force?
No of men in labour force = 75m
Men compromise 60% of labour force
So number of women in labour force = 40/60*75m = 50m
Answer : A
You need to provide the figure for Q1
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