Carpet costs \($3\) per square yard. The room that will be carpeted is 12 feet × 18 feet. How much will the carpet cost?
$72
$648
$216
$324
Detailed Explanation
12 feet × 18 feet is equivalent to 4 yards × 6 yards = 24 sq yards.
24 square yards × \($3\)/sq yard = $72.
Remember 3 feet = 1 yard, but 9 sq feet = 1 sq yard.
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