Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

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

Answer

Tyra spends $94.81 for pasting a decorative border strip.

Work Step by Step

Let $P = $ perimeter of kitchen $P = 2(5.1) + 2(4.4)$ $P = 10.2 + 8.8$ $P = 19$ 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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