Sheet # 58 Critical Thinking
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The city is building a small park downtown. The park is 40 meters long and 30 meters wide.
There will be a rectangular garden in the park 25 meters long by 20 meters wide. The rest of the park will be paved.
a. Decide where to put the garden area. Shade the garden area on the park grid shown above.
b. What is the area of the garden space in the park? Explain or show how you found your answer.
c. What is the area of the paved space in the park? Explain or show how you found your answer.
Answer for sheet # 58
b) area of the garden: 25 m x 20 = 500 sq. m
c) Total area of the park = 40 m x 30 m = 1200 m
Paved area = 1200 = 500 = 700 sq. m