23.03.2023 - 11:46

Kevin wishes to replace the grass sod in his backyard. One pallet of sod at Martin’s costs $130 and covers 450 square feet. If Kevin’s backyard is rectangular in shape with a length of 90 feet and a width of 60 feet, determine each of the following. a. th

Kevin wishes to replace the grass sod in his backyard. One pallet of sod at Martin’s costs $130 and covers 450 square feet. If Kevin’s backyard is rectangular in shape with a length of 90 feet and a width of 60 feet, determine each of the following.

a. the area of the backyard

b. how many pallets of sod Kevin needs to purchase

c. the cost of the sod purchased

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  • Adriada
    April 5, 2023 в 13:46

    a. The area of Kevin's backyard is calculated by multiplying the length and width of the rectangular shape, which gives us:

    Area = Length x Width Area = 90 ft x 60 ft Area = 5400 sq ft

    Therefore, the area of Kevin's backyard is 5400 square feet.

    b. To determine the number of pallets of sod Kevin needs to purchase, we need to divide the total area of his backyard by the area covered by one pallet of sod. We can calculate this as follows:

    Area covered by one pallet of sod = 450 sq ft Number of pallets of sod needed = Area of backyard / Area covered by one pallet of sod Number of pallets of sod needed = 5400 sq ft / 450 sq ft Number of pallets of sod needed = 12

    Therefore, Kevin needs to purchase 12 pallets of sod.

    c. To calculate the cost of the sod purchased, we need to multiply the number of pallets of sod purchased by the cost per pallet. As each pallet costs $130, the total cost of the sod is:

    Cost of sod = Number of pallets of sod purchased x Cost per pallet Cost of sod = 12 x $130 Cost of sod = $1560

    Therefore, the cost of the sod purchased by Kevin is $1560.

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