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Mr. Green measures his rectangular garden by walking two of the sides and finds that it is <math>15</math> steps by <math>20</math> steps. Each of Mr. Green's steps is <math>2</math> feet long. Mr. Green expects a half a pound of potatoes per square foot from his garden. How many pounds of potatoes does Mr. Green expect from his garden? | Mr. Green measures his rectangular garden by walking two of the sides and finds that it is <math>15</math> steps by <math>20</math> steps. Each of Mr. Green's steps is <math>2</math> feet long. Mr. Green expects a half a pound of potatoes per square foot from his garden. How many pounds of potatoes does Mr. Green expect from his garden? |
Revision as of 10:28, 7 April 2013
- The following problem is from both the 2013 AMC 12B #2 and 2013 AMC 10B #2, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
Mr. Green measures his rectangular garden by walking two of the sides and finds that it is steps by steps. Each of Mr. Green's steps is feet long. Mr. Green expects a half a pound of potatoes per square foot from his garden. How many pounds of potatoes does Mr. Green expect from his garden?
Solution
Since each step is feet, his garden is by feet. Thus, the area of square feet. Since he is expecting of a pound per square foot, the total amount of potatoes expected is
See also
2013 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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