John's living room is 440.25 ft^{2}. He wants to redo the carpet floor, and make it wooden. It cost $0.89 cents per square foot. How much money would he need to redo them?

John also wants to paint his house. He asked his threee friends for help.

Friend #1 can paint 75% of his house in 3.25 hours.

Friend #2 can paint 60% of his house in 2.96 hours.

Friend #3 can paint 56% of his house in 2.89 hours.

Who can paint it the fastest?

(can anyone answer this, please?)

DaP1ckle Nov 27, 2018

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First one

Cost = Sq Ft x Price per Sq Ft =

440.25 * .89 =

$391. 82

Second one

Friend #1 can paint 75% of his house in 3.25 hours.

Friend #2 can paint 60% of his house in 2.96 hours.

Friend #3 can paint 56% of his house in 2.89 hours.

To see which can paint the fastest....take the given time and divide by the percent expressed as a decimal...the "least" answer is the fastest

So...we have

3.25 /.75

2.96 / .60

2.89 / .60

Can you finish it, DP????

CPhill Nov 27, 2018