# Samantha is buying a carpet for her bedroom floor, which is a 15-foot by 12-foot rectangle. If...

## Question:

Samantha is buying a carpet for her bedroom floor, which is a 15-foot by 12-foot rectangle. If carpeting cost $1.2 per square foot, how much will it cost Samantha to carpet her bedroom?

## Area of a Rectangle, {eq}A_\square {/eq}

The area of a rectangle is the product of the length and the width. The longer side of a rectangle is called the length, {eq}l {/eq}, while the shorter side is the width, {eq}w {/eq}, The SI derived unit for area is the square meter or {eq}m^2 {/eq}.

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View this answerSamantha need to get the area of her bedroom floor first, before she can determine how much the carpeting would cost in total. Since her room is a...

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