Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 3 - Section 3.7 - Metric and U.S. Conversion - Exercise - Page 155: 28


$$A=975\ ft^2.$$

Work Step by Step

First, the area of the rectangle is given by $$A= l w=12.6 \times 8.6 \ yd^2=108.36 \ yd^2.$$ Now, since $1\ yd = 3\ ft$, we have $$A=108.36 \ yd^2=108.36\times 3^2 \ ft^2=975\ ft^2.$$
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