Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 6:56pm.

A room is 24 feet long, 18 feet wide, and 9 feet high. How many square yards of wallpaper are needed to paper the four walls of the room?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:01pm
Let's first convert feet to yards.

The room is 8 yards long, 6 yards wide, and 3 yards high.

Two walls are 8 yards by 3 yards = 24 square yards each.

The other two walls are 6 yards by 3 yards = 18 yards each.

I think you can take it from there. We'll be glad to check your answer.

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