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Work the following area application problem.

You are given the job of laying carpet for a six-story building. At each floor the dimensions of the floor are 75 meters in length by 40 meters in width. A stairwell takes up a space 2.5 m by 1.5 m, and cuts through each floor. If the rest of the floor area is to be carpeted, how much carpeting will you need?

Total area =

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  1. (75*40 - 2.5*1.5)*6 = ?

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