A science fair poster is a rectangle 4 feet long and 3 feet wide. What is the area of the poster in square inches?

Accepted Solution

Answer:Area of the poster is [tex]1728[/tex] square inches.Step-by-step explanation:First let's convert feet into inches.1 feet = 12 inchesLength of the poster in inches:[tex]4[/tex] feet = [tex]4*12[/tex] inches                             =[tex]48[/tex] inchesWidth of the poster in inches :[tex]3[/tex] feet = [tex]3*12[/tex] inches                             =[tex]36[/tex] inchesArea of a rectangle = Length * WidthArea of the poster = [tex]48*36[/tex]                                                 =[tex]1728[/tex] square inches