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10-59.

Kelso's mom wants to put a floating blanket over their circular wading pool to keep the heat in and the leaves out. The pool has a diameter of

How many square feet of blanket will Kelso's mother need?

She needs enough blanket to cover the area of the wading pool. The area is equal to

.If the pool supply store charges

per square foot for the blanket, how much will the material for the blanket cost? Multiply the answer you got in part (a) by

to find the cost of the material for the blanket.