Posted by **Lizzy** on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 9:39pm.

Help! I cannot figure out how to do this and my teacher does not explain things very well! The question is- An image is 16 in. You want to make a copy that is similar. Its longer side will be 38 in. The copy costs $.60 per square inch, Estimate the copy's total cost.

*What is the approximate length of the shorter side of the copy?

*What is the approximate are of the copy?

P.S. Please explain how you got the answer!

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**Steve**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 4:25am
you have only given us one side of the image. To figure the cost, you need the area, which is length x width.

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**Lizzy**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 6:15pm
I've got the area part but I typed exactly what was in the textbook.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 8:19pm
Hey I am also doing that textbook and I also need help

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