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13 a company figured it needed 56.5 square feet of carpet for its reception room. to allow for waste, it was decided to order 30 percent more material than needed. fractional parts of square feet cannot be ordered. at $7.00 per square foot, how much would the carpet cost?

Ross Pratt

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Kevin Sutter on September 3, 2018

The area of the part to cover with the carpet was of 56.5 square feet, but the 30% more was ordered just to be sure that there was not enough for 56.5 x 1.3 = 73.45 feet Square or rounded is 74 square metres. Given that the ordered quantity shall be 74 square metres, then your cost will be 74 x$7.00 = $518.00.


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