# Mr. Santiago has a square vegetable garden with each side measuring 8 meters. If you add 4 more meters to any two opposite sides, what will be the new area of the garden?

2
by dukeivy454

2015-05-25T16:57:42+08:00

### This Is a Certified Answer

Certified answers contain reliable, trustworthy information vouched for by a hand-picked team of experts. Brainly has millions of high quality answers, all of them carefully moderated by our most trusted community members, but certified answers are the finest of the finest.
Lets say the original square vegetable garden has the measurements of the side:
side 1=8 m
side 2=8 m
side 3=8 m
side 4=8 m

A=s²
A=64 m²

Now the "if statement":
side 1=8 m
side 2=12 m
side 3=8 m
side 4=12 m

A=lw
A=(12 m)(8 m)
A=96 m²

Hope this helps =)
2015-05-25T19:38:33+08:00

### This Is a Certified Answer

Certified answers contain reliable, trustworthy information vouched for by a hand-picked team of experts. Brainly has millions of high quality answers, all of them carefully moderated by our most trusted community members, but certified answers are the finest of the finest.
Since we add 4 meters to two opposite sides this would mean that we would form a rectangle so: