# A wall in Marcus's bedroom is 8 2/5 feet high and 18 1/3 feet long. If he paints 1/2 of the wall blue, how many square feet will be blue?

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Mark D. Share
May 22, 2018

$77 f e e {t}^{2}$

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Area of the wall is $8 \frac{2}{5} \times 18 \frac{1}{3}$

$\frac{42}{5} \times \frac{55}{3}$

$\frac{14}{5} \times \frac{55}{1}$

$\frac{14}{1} \times \frac{11}{1} = 154 f e e {t}^{2}$

The area we want is half of this $77 f e e {t}^{2}$

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