Math Problem Statement
The Basson family decided that they needed to expand their household income to cater for their increasing expenses. After a family meeting, they decide to start a large vegetable garden in which they will grow onions and tomatoes. It will be picked, boiled and processed into a delicious smother. These little bottles of smother will then be sold in local stores. Help the Basson family with the design and planning of the vegetable. Look at the large plot on the addendum page and answer the following questions.
1.1 The Basson family has a large plot of open land next to their house that can be used for the vegetable garden (picture on addendum page). Calculate the total area of the vegetable garden.
Solution
Math Problem Analysis
Mathematical Concepts
Geometry
Area Calculation
Triangle Area
Rectangle Area
Formulas
Area of rectangle: Length × Width
Area of triangle: (1/2) × Base × Height
Theorems

Suitable Grade Level
Grades 68
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