# college math

1.1 yards=1 meter/80 square yards sold @ \$8.50 per yard=\$680.00 What would this be in meters?

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1. It would be 10 meters:) dughh....

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posted by Nicole
2. A somewhat confusing question.

since it is sold at \$8.50 per yard, to obtain square yards, the material, or whatever it is, has to be 1 yard wide as well.

So really all we want to know what 80 yards is in metres.
1.1 yards = 1 m
1 yd = 1/1.2 m
80 yds = 80(1/1.1) = 72.72 metres

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posted by Reiny

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