Dana bought a large holiday wreath for her front door, which is 9 feet tall and 5 feet wide. The radius of the wreath is 2 feet. Including the area containing the knob, how much space will be left on the door outside the wreath?

*Solution to yesterday’s problem:*

We can solve this problem with a simple proportion, knowing that each elf gets 1 cookie:

Cross multiplying,

Simplifying,

So Mrs. Claus will need *15,000 cups* of sugar to give each elf a cookie. That’s more than 900 gallons of sugar!

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