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A developer can buy a plot of land 90-yd x 50-yd for \$15,000 or a plot of land 180-yd x 100-yd for \$55,000. If all other things are equal, which is the better buy? Why?

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90 x 50 = 4500 yd²
@ \$15,000, this is \$3.33 / yd².

180 x 100 = 18000 yd²
@ \$55,000, this is \$3.06 / yd²

The 180 x 100 is the better buy - cheaper per yd²

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