# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 190: 45

$\frac{11}{8}ft^{2}$ or $1\frac{3}{8}ft^{2}$

#### Work Step by Step

Area of rectangle = Length $\times$ width = $2\frac{3}{4} ft\times\frac{1}{2} ft$ = $\frac{11}{4}\times\frac{1}{2} ft^{2}$ = $\frac{11\times1}{4\times2} ft^{2}$ = $\frac{11}{8}ft^{2}$ or $1\frac{3}{8}ft^{2}$ (Area of rectangle)

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