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anonymous
 5 years ago
A US flag measures 5ft by 7 ft. The blue portion that contains the stars measures 3 ft across the top edge and 2 ft 4 inches down the side. Compute the area of the portion of the flag containg the stripes. Help please :)
anonymous
 5 years ago
A US flag measures 5ft by 7 ft. The blue portion that contains the stars measures 3 ft across the top edge and 2 ft 4 inches down the side. Compute the area of the portion of the flag containg the stripes. Help please :)

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gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A(US Flag)=(5)(7)=35 sq ft A(Blue Portion)=(3)(2 1/3)=7 sq ft The 2 ft 4 inches=2 4/12=2 1/3 Subtract the Blue Portion area from the Us Flag area: 35  7 = 28 sq ft
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