Posted by Tom on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:09am.
A lawn service will fertilize a lawn at at a rate of 59cents per 100 square feet. What is the price they will charge to fertilize a 125foot x 140foot rectangular lawn? Express answer to the nearest cent.

Math  MathMate, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:22am
cost=area*rate
=125*140 sq.ft * 59cents÷100 sq.ft
=17500 sq.ft * $0.59 / 100 sq.ft
= $103.25