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Tina’s rectangular living room floor measures feet by feet.

  1. How many square feet of carpet will Tina need to cover the entire floor?

    Create a visual diagram of the length and width of the rectangular room for help.

    Square feet refers to the area of the room.
    Using the diagram, find the area of the room.

    A rectangle with a length of 18 feet and a width of 15 feet.

  2. The carpet Tina likes is sold by the square yard. How many square yards will she need?

    Each square yard is equivalent to nine square feet.
    Convert your square feet answer from part (a) into square yards.

    Divide the total square feet by .

    square yards