Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Education » math-teach

Topic: linear foot question?
Replies: 3   Last Post: Sep 19, 2013 6:35 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Dave L. Renfro

Posts: 4,518
Registered: 12/3/04
Re: linear foot question?
Posted: Sep 17, 2013 4:10 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

finsfree wrote:

http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9258526

> Joyce owns property in Tallahassee which is 100 feet on the
> road and 125 feet deep. The city paves the street and agrees
> to pay 25% of the cost. The cost per running foot is determined
> to be $54. How much is Joyce's special assessment?


Issues for the question writer to resolve:

Is "the road" the same as "the street"?

Is the "125 feet deep" uniformly this amount or is this the maximum?

Is the road straight or can it curve?

How does "special assessment" relate to the rest of the story?

Are any other costs involved besides the cost per running foot,
such as one-time filing fees, taxes, etc.?

Dave L. Renfro



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.