A park is in the form of a 5*6 grid(each box is of equal area). At the center of the park, two grids form a pond. The area of the pond is 500 m sq. What is the area of the park?
A 500
B 2500
C 25000
D 75000
E 80000
63) What is the area of the park?
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Let the side of pond be "x"
2 grids form the pond
Area of pond : 2x *x =500
x^2=250
Area of park :
6x * 5x
=30x^2
=30 * 250
=7500
I am getting 7500 . whats the OA?
2 grids form the pond
Area of pond : 2x *x =500
x^2=250
Area of park :
6x * 5x
=30x^2
=30 * 250
=7500
I am getting 7500 . whats the OA?

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me too 7500gmatmachoman wrote:Let the side of pond be "x"
2 grids form the pond
Area of pond : 2x *x =500
x^2=250
Area of park :
6x * 5x
=30x^2
=30 * 250
=7500
I am getting 7500 . whats the OA?