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- | The area of an oval is found by multiplying 1/2 the width (W) times 1/2 the length (L), then multiplying the result by π | + | The area of an oval is found by multiplying 1/2 the width (W) times 1/2 the length (L), then multiplying the result by !PI |

^ Formula | | ^ Formula | | ||

- | | Area = (W x L) x 0.8\\ !BULLET W = width\\ !BULLET L = length | | + | | Area = (1/2 W) x (1/2 L) x !PI\\ !BULLET W = width\\ !BULLET L = length | |

^ Example | | ^ Example | | ||

- | | Area = (W x L) x 0.8\\ !BULLET W = 10 ft , L = 20 ft\\ Area = (W x L) x 0.8\\ !BULLET = (10 x 20) x 0.8\\ !BULLET = 200 x 0.8\\ !BULLET = 160 ft<sup>2</sup> | | + | | Area = (1/2 W) x (1/2 L) x !PI\\ !BULLET W = 100 ft , L = 250 ft\\ Area = (1/2 (100) x (1/2 (250) x !PI\\ !BULLET = (50 x 125) x !PI\\ !BULLET = 6250 x !PI\\ !BULLET = 19634.95 ft<sup>2</sup> | |

===== Fertilizing in an Area Around an Object or Tree===== | ===== Fertilizing in an Area Around an Object or Tree===== |