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1 Calculate the dimensions of the banner in metres. 1 mile = 1 609 m and 1 foot = 0,305 m
2 Calculate the area (in m^2) of a smaller Mr Price Pro banner, if the measurements are 6,3 m by 2,4 m.
3 The banner - with a length of 6,3 m and a width of 2,4 m - has to be hemmed with ribbon. The price of the ribbon is R4,99 per 50 cm.
a. Calculate the price of one metre of ribbon. 
b. Calculate the perimeter of the banner. Provide the answer in metres.

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1.    length = 0,2 miles × 1 609 m = 321,8 m

width = 27 feet × 0,305 m = 8,235 = 8,24 m

2.    area = length × width = 6,3 m × 2,4 m = 15,12 m².

3.a.    4,99 × 2 = R9,98 for 1 metre

    b.    perimeter = 2 × length + 2 × width

= 2 × 6,3 + 2 × 2,4

= 12,6 + 4,8

= 17,4 m
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