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 August 14th, 2018, 10:09 AM #1 Member   Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 47 Thanks: 1 Working out the area One of the tents you look at has a base measuring 3 metres long and 250 centimetres wide. What is the area of the tent?
 August 14th, 2018, 10:12 AM #2 Member   Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 47 Thanks: 1 I have worked this out by converting 250 cm into metres by dividing 250 cm by 100 = 2.5 metres. Then I multiplied 3 m x 2.5 m = 7.5 m. This is the correct answer?
 August 14th, 2018, 10:51 AM #3 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,542 Thanks: 1750 From the information given, you can work out that the area of the base of the tent is 7.5 m², but this isn't necessarily the same as the area of the tent.
 August 14th, 2018, 10:52 AM #4 Member   Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 47 Thanks: 1 So is that the correct answer that I have given?
 August 14th, 2018, 11:02 AM #5 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,542 Thanks: 1750 You omitted the exponent at the end, but your answer was otherwise correct.

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