# challenge yourself: buying fertilizer

**Question description**

the martin's yard is 96 feet by 169 feet. the dimensions of the house is 28 feet by 65 feet. the driveway is 18 feet by 65 feet. the garden is 30 feet by 96 feet. the rest of the yard is grass. mr martin wants to fertilize his lawn. a bag of fertilizer covers 5,000 sq feet. estimate how many bags he will need. explain how you made your estimate

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