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The Wilson family is putting in a game court in their backyard. The backyard measures 80 feet by 40 feet. The game court will cover 1/5 of the backyard. What is the area of the court?
A.640
B.120
C.3200
D.Not here

Do I multiply 80 and 40? If I do, what do I do next with the 1/5?

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    Multiply the area by 1/5.

    You could also change 1/5 to a decimal.

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    D? Or C? When I multiply 80 and 40 I get 3200.

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    3200 * 1/5 = 3200/5 = ?

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    Right.

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    Thank you

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