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Jason has 75 feet wallpaper border.He wants to put up a wallpaper border around his rectangular bedroom that measures 12 feet by 14 feet. He multiplies 12×14=168 to get an exact answer of how much border he needs.He concludes that he does not have enough border for the whole job

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  1. Why did he multiply? Why would it take 168 feet to border two 12-foot-walls and two 14-foot walls?

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  2. So what is the answer

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  3. 168

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