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# A rectangular floor that measures 8 meters by 10 meters is

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09 Oct 2008, 04:58
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A rectangular floor that measures 8 meters by 10 meters is to be covered with carpet squares that each measure 2 meters by 2 meters. If the carpet squares cost $12 apiece, what is the total cost for the number of carpet squares needed to cover the floor? A.$200
B. $240 C.$480
D. $960 E.$1,920
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09 Oct 2008, 05:04
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A rectangular floor that measures 8 meters by 10 meters is to be covered with carpet squares that each measure 2 meters by 2 meters. If the carpet squares cost $12 apiece, what is the total cost for the number of carpet squares needed to cover the floor? A.$200
B. $240 C.$480
D. $960 E.$1,920

area = 80, carpet area = 4 thys we need 20 pieces

12*20 = 240
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09 Oct 2008, 05:07
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Carpat Area : 8 * 10 = 80

Square : 2 * 2 = 4

total no. of square = 80 / 4 = 20

each piece cost us 12 so 20 piece will cost us 20 *12 = 240

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