## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

$\frac{5}{12}$ square yard
Given, A rectangular barbecue grill is $\frac{15}{16}$ yard by $\frac{4}{9}$ yard. To find, the area of the grill. The formula for area of rectangle = length * breadth $\frac{15}{16}$ yard * $\frac{4}{9}$ yard. Divide out common factors form numerators and denominators common factors are 3 and 4 So in lowest term the area of the grill is $\frac{5}{12}$ square yard