10.8.4 Self-Check on Areas
Exercise 7: Area of Grass
Now the gardener wants to calculate the area of turf that will be needed to grass the remainder of the unfenced section of garden, which includes the pond, as shown in the diagram below.
Using the values from Exercises 4 and 6 calculate the are of turf needed in m2 to the nearest m2.
Hence the area of turf required is 597 m2.
Exercise 8: Area of Central Park, New York
Central Park in New York has an area of 3.41 km2. Convert this into m2.
Hence the area of Central Park in New York is 3,410,000 m2.