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# A rectangular field is 3.2 yards long. A fence marking the boundary is

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A rectangular field is 3.2 yards long. A fence marking the boundary is 11.2 yards in length. What is the area of the field in square yards?

(A) 4.68

(B) 7.68

(C) 9.28

(D) 11.28

(E) 12.38

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09 Oct 2018, 01:19
Let length of rectangular field= 3.2 yards

2(L+B)= 11.2
2(3.2+x) =11.2
6.4+2x= 11.2
2x= 11.2-6.4= 4.8
x= 2.4

So Area= 2.4*3.2= 7.68 square yards

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