# geometry

Julian is interested in building a new house. Three architects have given him plans. The first plan is for a house that will be 2,250 square feet. The total cost of the house will be \$281,250. The second plan is for a house that will be 2,400 square feet. The total cost of the second house will be \$288,000. The third plan is for a house that will be 2,500 square feet. The total cost of the third house will be \$305,000. If Julian wanted to choose the plan with the least expensive cost per square foot, which would he choose?

1. is there no reason you cant find the price/ft^2 for each house, and compare?

cost= price/area

posted by bobpursley
2. Divide:

281,250/2,250 = 125 dollars per square foot

Do the others the same way.

posted by Ms. Sue

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