Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

The area is $1 \frac{31}{32}$ square yards.
$\frac{7}{8} \times 2 \frac{1}{4}$ Convert to improper fractions, multiply numerators and denominators and express as a mixed number. $\frac{7}{8} \times \frac{9}{4}$ = $\frac{63}{32}$ = $1 \frac{31}{32}$