Selena2345
Sondra's room is 15 feet long by 8 feet wide.She is putting carpet in the room.It costs $3.75 per square foot.How much will it cost to carpet Sondra's room ?
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iheartfood
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find the area, and then multiply it by 3.75.... so do u know how to find the area?
Selena2345
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no
iheartfood
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L x W.... meaning ?
Selena2345
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length x width
iheartfood
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good! So what is ur length x width? (they give u the values in the problem!)
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15 x 8 right
iheartfood
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yup and what do u get?
Selena2345
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15 x 8=120
iheartfood
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good, now multiply it by 3.75 because ur area is 120, which means 120 sq ft... so per sq.ft is 3.75, and there's 120 square feet.
so 3.75 x 120 = ?
Selena2345
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3.75 x 120=450
iheartfood
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VOila! There's your answer.. How much will it cost to carpet her room?
$450.
Good job :)
I have to go now, but for problems like this, just find the area and multiply! :) do u understand it now?
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Yes
iheartfood
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Great! Good job :) Good luck with the rest of ur school! Gotta go now, bye!