## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations - Exercise Set - Page 383: 81

#### Answer

$T=0.248$ square yd.

#### Work Step by Step

The area of a rectangle can be calculated as: $T=a\times b$ where a and b are the lengths of the perpendicular sides. Here: $T=0.62\times \frac{2}{5}=0.62\times0.4=0.248$ square yd.

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