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# A certain farmer pays \$30 per acre per month to rent

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02 May 2008, 05:12
A certain farmer pays \$30 per acre per month to rent farmland. how much does the farmer pay per month to rent a rectangular plot of farmland that is 360 feet by 605 feet? (3560 square feet = 1 acre)

a) \$5330
b) \$3360
c) \$1350
d) \$360
e) \$150

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02 May 2008, 05:43
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A certain farmer pays \$30 per acre per month to rent farmland. how much does the farmer pay per month to rent a rectangular plot of farmland that is 360 feet by 605 feet? (3560 square feet = 1 acre)

a) \$5330
b) \$3360
c) \$1350
d) \$360
e) \$150

((360*605)/356)*30 ~= ((360 * 600) / 350) * 30 ~= \$1835
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02 May 2008, 05:58
haha..i got ~\$1800 too..looks like BKK and i are now conjoined mathematicians..
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02 May 2008, 07:33
puma wrote:
A certain farmer pays \$30 per acre per month to rent farmland. how much does the farmer pay per month to rent a rectangular plot of farmland that is 360 feet by 605 feet? (3560 square feet = 1 acre)

a) \$5330
b) \$3360
c) \$1350
d) \$360
e) \$150

hmmm... i seem to be calculating an answer not present...

360 x 605 = 217,800 sq feet

3,560 / 217,800 = approx 61 acres

61 acres x \$30 = approx \$1,830

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02 May 2008, 08:17
same as everyone else - whats up with this one?
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02 May 2008, 12:54
Seems impossible, that's only 5 acres then.

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