Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 8 - Geometry - Summary Exercises - Perimeter, Circumference and Area: 20

Answer

$\approx \$5.10$

Work Step by Step

We know that the perimeter of a rectangle is given by: $P=2*side_1+2*side_2$ $P=2a+2b$ In this case, the perimeter is: $0.9*2+2*2=4+1.8=5.8~meters$ We calculate the cost at $\$0.88/meter$: $0.88*5.8\approx \$5.10$
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