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Marvin and Alicia are putting new carpet in their living room. The carpet costs \$4.15 per square foot and \$97 to have it installed. Their total bill before sales tax is \$1798.50. whats the equation?

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I assume you'd like to find the square footage....we have

Cost of carpet + Installation charge  = Total Cost

4.15s + 97  = 1798.50     where s is the square footage    ....subtract 97 from both sides

4.15s  = 1701.50      divide both sides by 4.15

s  = 410  square feet

CPhill  Feb 23, 2017
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Your finally on! There is someone on here posting very inappropriate comments and answers. I'm afraid to say I know who it is, but they are as a "guest"

MysticalJaycat  Feb 23, 2017
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I've been whiting out his posts whenever I see them.....don't respond to his ridiculous stuff, MJC.......!!!!

CPhill  Feb 23, 2017
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Thank you!

MysticalJaycat  Feb 23, 2017

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