Problem: A student in their chemistry lab is asked to measure out the area of the classroom and report the answer in m2. Using a measuring tape, the student found that the room is 18.8 by 15.5 ft in area, What should the student report for the area in m2? ( 1 in. = 2.54 cm )a. 27.1 m2b. 291 m2c. 88.8 m2d. 5.20 m2e. 17.1 m2

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A student in their chemistry lab is asked to measure out the area of the classroom and report the answer in m2. Using a measuring tape, the student found that the room is 18.8 by 15.5 ft in area, What should the student report for the area in m2? ( 1 in. = 2.54 cm )

a. 27.1 m2

b. 291 m2

c. 88.8 m2

d. 5.20 m2

e. 17.1 m2

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