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Topic: What Is The Total Area Of All Three "Fields"??
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From: Delhi
Registered: 8/12/06
What Is The Total Area Of All Three "Fields"??
Posted: Aug 12, 2006 11:45 PM
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I ran across this question on an online gaming site in which you can get points for answering it correctly. I tried, and tried, and tried to figure it out but I can't seem to get it. There's just one too many variables for me! I was wondering if one of the math wiz's on here could find the answer to the following??

Gilbert has three fields. One field is an equilateral triangle, one field is a circle, and one field is a square. The square field is 75% larger in area than the triangular field, and 50% larger in area than the circular field. In order to completely fence all three of the fields, exactly 4000 metres of fencing is required. What is the total area of all three fields, in square metres? Please round to the nearest whole number, and please submit the answer as just a number.

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