Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 82

Answer

$T=1.05$ square mi.

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: $T=1.2\times \frac{7}{8}=1.2\times8.75=1.05$ square mi.
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