Geometry

A floor measures 19' by 16'. There is a rug centered on the floor with a 2'border all the way around the rug. If the carpet cost 415.00 per square yard, find the cost of the rug.
Remember: convert yards to feet.

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  1. rug is 15*12 = 180 ft^2/9ft^2 per yard = 20 square yards

    20*415 = 8300

    That is quite an expensive rug.

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