Please help me to describe and correct the error in the following unit:

9 yards* 3 feet/ 1 yard * $2/foot= $54/ft

Please help me to describe and correct the error in the following unit:

9 yards* 3 feet/ 1 yard * $2/foot= $54/ft

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Woodland Hills, CA

27ft * $2/ft = $54. fts will cancel and Your answer should come up in dollars .

rate * number = Total

Rate here is $2 /ft

and want to know how much 27 ft will cost.

each feet( rate) costs $2, 27 ft costs 27 times more

$2 /ft * 27 ft = $54

Garland, TX

Actually, using the problem as you have stated it,

9 yards x 3 ft/yard x $2/foot = $54 due to the fact that all your other units cancel themselves out when you multiply through with all the ratios. The answer is actually therefore just $54, not $54/ft.

Hope this helps!

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