1. The field on the right has been zoned for agricultural use. If the width of the field is 1/4 mile |
and the length of the field is 3/4 mile, what is the area of the field in feet squared? Remember that
there are 5,280 feet in a mile.
|2. The same field used above is 92.698 acres large. Determine how many houses a developer could build in this field if there was a five acre minimum plot size for each house?|
a) How many houses could be built if there was a one acre minimum plot size for each house?
|3. The field below is 134.242 acres large. The farmer who owns this field is getting out of farming. The farmer divides the land into 5 acre plots and wants to sell it. Each plot is selling for $12,000.|
a) After the farmer divides the land into 5 acre plots, how many acres of land will be left over?
b) How much money will the farmer make if each 5 acre lot is sold?
c) Would the farmer make more money if he divided the land into 1 acre plots? One acre plots are selling for $3,000.
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