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@horsegirl27 Mike’s room is 12 feet by 16 feet. He has a 10-foot by 12-foot rug on the floor. How much of the flooring is not covered by the rug? A. 72 ft2 B. 44 ft2 C. 24 ft2 D. 12 ft2

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Find the area of Mikes room minus the area of Mikes rug.

  2. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    So, do you know how to find area?

  3. anonymous
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    yea

  4. horsegirl27
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    Ok, so find the are of the room, 12*16

  5. anonymous
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    192

  6. horsegirl27
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    Good, next do 12*10 to find the area of the rug.

  7. anonymous
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    120

  8. horsegirl27
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    Alrighty, last step is to subtract the area of each, so 192-120. What will you get?

  9. anonymous
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    so now subtract 192 from 120

  10. anonymous
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    -72

  11. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    The opposite @mathscience4ever, you want to subtract 120 from 192

  12. horsegirl27
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    192-120=?

  13. anonymous
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    72

  14. anonymous
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    correct

  15. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    Good. And it's feet squared, so A. Good job!

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank

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