## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

$72\ ft^2$
Convert both measurements to the same unit. Since the answer is to be expressed in square feet, convert both measurements to feet. $base(b)=3\ yd\times\frac{3\ ft}{1\ yd}=9\ ft$ $height(h)=8\ ft$ Substitute to find the area. $A=bh=9\times8=72$