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A fencing company is contracted to install fence along three sides of a yard with a perimeter of \(44\) feet. If the unfenced side is \(n\) feet long, and the company charges \($15\)per foot of fencing installed, what will be the total cost of the job?

(A) \($15(44 - n)\)
(B) \($15(22 - n)\)
(C) \($15(44) - n\)
(D) \($15( \frac{44}{n} )\)
(E) \($15( \frac{22}{n} )\)
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Since the perimeter of the yard is 44 feet and the un-fenced side is n feet,
the fenced part of the yard is 44 - n and since the company charged 15$ per foot.

Therefore, total cost of the job is \($15(44 - n)\) (Option A)
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