Steven is cutting construction paper into rectangles for a project. He needs to cut one rectangle that is 9 inches × 14 1/3 inches. He needs to cut another rectangle that is 10 1/2 inches by 10 1/3 inches. How many total square inches of construction paper does Steven need for his project?

Correct answer:

S =  237 12 = 475/2 in2

Step-by-step explanation:

a=9 in b=1431=14+31=314 3+1=342+1=34314.3333 in  x=1021=10+21=210 2+1=220+1=221=10.5 in y=1031=10+31=310 3+1=330+1=33110.3333 in  S1=a b=9 343=39 43=3387=129 in2 S2=x y=221 331=2 321 31=6651=2217=108.5 in2  S=S1+S2=129+2217=2129 2+2217=2258+2217=2258+217=2475=2475 in2=23721 in2=237.5 in2

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