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Posted by **mathlab** on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:52pm.

A. 21

B. 252

C. 378

D. 168

my answer is B, but the right answer is C?

can someone explain that to me

thanks

- quick math -
**Dr. Jane**, Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 10:02am12 x 14 =168 square feet.

If the pavers were 1 foot by 1 foot we would need 168 pavers

BUT.. your paver is 8 inches which is 8/12 or 2/3 of a foot.

It is 2/3 times 2/3 or 4/9 square ft

168 divided by 4/9

which is the same as 168 times 9/4

That will get you to 378.

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