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samantha is buying carpet for her bedroom floor, which is a 15-foot-by-12-foot rectangle. if carpeting cost $1.2 per square fot, how much will it cost samantha to carpet her bedroom?

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    cost= area*cost/area= 15*12*1.20

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    huh? i don't get it

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    Multiply: 15 * 12 * 1.20 = ?

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    216???
    in my books theres A.$68 B.$144 C.$180
    D.$225

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    Either you've copied the problem wrong or the answer key is wrong.

    The area of the carpet is 180 square feet. At $1.20 per square foot, it will cost her $216.

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