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Garden Path (Posted on 2006-05-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A gardener has a rectangular garden 11m (AD) by 29m (AB) and wants to install a diagonal path exactly 1m wide. The edges of the path are ED and BF as shown in the diagram.
A_____________E__B
|            /  /|
|          /  /  |
|        /  /    |
|      /  /      |
|    /  /        |
|  /  /          |
|/__/____________|
D   F            C
Find the exact area of the path. (Note: EB is not the width of the path.)

See The Solution Submitted by Jer    
Rating: 3.6667 (3 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
A bit of a stretchEric2006-05-11 20:24:55
Garden Pathfontrier992006-05-10 19:35:35
My problem: EB and DF are not 1mJohn2006-05-10 18:04:38
SolutionIs it more complicated than this?John2006-05-10 17:55:23
SolutionSolutionDej Mar2006-05-10 17:25:18
SolutionSolutionBractals2006-05-10 15:00:31
SolutionSolution - guessing againLeming2006-05-10 14:47:17
SolutionsolutionCharlie2006-05-10 14:39:42
re: Solution- I guessJer2006-05-10 13:25:05
SolutionSolution- I guessLeming2006-05-10 12:35:42
My GuessWokachilla2006-05-10 12:21:47
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