Problem: If the walls in a room are 955 square feet in area, and a gallon of paint covers 15 square yards, how many gallons of paint are needed for the room? (3 ft = 1 yd)A) 7.0 gallonsB) 2.3 gallonsC) 21 gallonsD) 47 gallonsE) 24 gallons

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If the walls in a room are 955 square feet in area, and a gallon of paint covers 15 square yards, how many gallons of paint are needed for the room? (3 ft = 1 yd)

A) 7.0 gallons

B) 2.3 gallons

C) 21 gallons

D) 47 gallons

E) 24 gallons

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