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Quadratic equations: contractor charges $18/sq yd; find cost

Postby ajackson2452 on Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:20 pm

A plastering contractor charges 18 dollars per square yard. what is the cost of the plastering 60 ft. of wall with 9ft ceeling
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Postby stapel_eliz on Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:16 am

ajackson2452 wrote:A plastering contractor charges 18 dollars per square yard. what is the cost of the plastering 60 ft. of wall with 9ft ceeling

How many yards are in "60 feet"?

How many yards are in "9 feet"?

What then is the area, in "square yards"?

What then is the cost?

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