# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.3 Rectangles and Squares - 8.3 Exercises: 23

Tyra spends $94.81 for pasting a decorative border strip. #### Work Step by Step Let$P = $perimeter of kitchen$P = 2(5.1) + 2(4.4)P = 10.2 + 8.8P = 19$meters Let$S = $total cost of decorative strip$S = $(price per meter)$ \times (P)S = (4.99) \times (19)S = 94.81\$ dollars Refer to Fig. 1

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