Central park in city

The city park has the shape of a rectangle of 180 meters in length and 120 meters in width. People make their walk through the center of the park from one corner to the second. Calculate how many meters this way is shorter than walking along the path around the perimeter.

Correct answer:

x =  83.6669 m

Step-by-step explanation:

a=180 m b=120 m  c2 = a2+b2 c=a2+b2=1802+1202=60 13 m216.3331 m  x=a+bc=180+120216.3331=83.6669 m

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Math Studentandrea
Central Park is a rectangular park in New York City. Use the provided ruler to answer the following questions.

a. Find the perimeter and the area of Central Park in the scale drawing. Round your measurements for the length and the width to the nearest half centimeter to calculate your answers.

   The perimeter in the scale drawing is  centimeters.

   The area in the scale drawing is   square centimeters.

b. Find the actual perimeter and area of Central Park.

   The actual perimeter is   meters.

   The actual area is   square meters.

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