## Mary has a rectangular garden that measures 16 yards by 8 yards. One of the long sides runs along a wall, and Mary wishes to use fencing to

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Mary has a rectangular garden that measures 16 yards by 8 yards. One of the long sides runs along a wall, and Mary wishes to use fencing to finish enclosing the garden. How much fencing does she need? How many square yards does she have for planting her garden?

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Answer:32 yards, 128 square yards.Step-by-step explanation:Given:Length of rectangular garden = 16 yards

Breadth of rectangular garden = 8 yards

One of the long sides runs along a wall.

Mary wishes to use fencing to finish enclosing the garden.

To find:

How much fencing does she need ?

How many square yards does she have for planting her garden means area of rectangular garden = ?

Solution:To find that how much fencing she need we must know that we have three side to fence because at one side there is a wall so no need to fence and we have one length and two breadth.

She need for fencing = perimeter of rectangular garden – one side length

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=

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= yards

Thus, She need 32 yards for fencing the rectangular garden.Now, we will find How many square yards she have for planting her garden.

Area ofrectangular garden

==Thus, she have 128 square yards for planting her garden.