BrainMass Quizzes Geometry - Real Life Application Problems Understanding of how geometry applies to in real-world contexts 1 A rectangular living room measures 12 feet by 10 feet. A carpet placed on the floor leaves a border 2 feet wide all around it. What is the area of the border? 68 square feet 48 square feet 78 square feet 84 square feet 87 square feet 2 Jack fenced his field in an octagon shape. The perimeter of the field is 86 m. Find the length of a side of the field. 10.75 m 12.29 m 14.33 m 8.6 m 11.75 m 3 The perimeter of a rectangular room is 56 ft. It has the a length of 18 ft. What is the area of the dilated room if the scale factor is 6? 180 ft^2 1008 ft^2 1080 ft^2 6048 ft^2 7048 ft^2 4 A garden is 40 m long and 30 m wide. A uniform path is set around the edge. What is the width of the path if the remaining area of the garden is 800 m^2? 1.49 m 31.86 m 3.14 m 5 m 6 m 5 A rectangle is dilated with a scale factor of 4. The length and the width of the rectangle are 6 ft and 4.5 ft, respectively. What is the area of the dilated rectangle? 54 ft^2 108 ft^2 27 ft^2 118 ft^2 128 ft^2 Submit Quiz