Posted by **allen** on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:02pm.

Earl cuts lawns in his neighborhood. He can cut 1 lawn in 45 minutes, and he gets paid $9.00 per lawn. What is his rate of pay per hour?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:03pm
3/4x = 9

x = 9 * 4/3 = 36/12 = 12 per hour.

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**allen**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:09pm
The length of one side is 56 feet. what is the approximate area of the room?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:14pm
What is the shape of the room?

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**allen**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:15pm
rectanle classroom shape

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:16pm
Since it's a rectangle, we can't possibly figure the area without knowing the width.

If you want to guess -- fine.

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**allen**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7:23pm
no help me

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