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Question from hahha, a student:

a garden 150 m long and 80 m wide has a road 4 m wide all around on the out side find the cost of paving at the rate of 12 per s.q m

What are the dimensions of the region containing the garden and the road? What is its area? What is the area of the garden? The difference is the area of the road.


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