# Diana bought a piece of cloth 48 inches wide and and 1 yard long. It cost \$12. She cut off one fourth and used it to make a tablecloth. From the remaining material, she used a piece that was 12 inches wide and 12 inches long to make a scarf and a piece 1.5 feet by 2 feet to make the cover for a pillow. Her sister saw Diana's sewing efforts and said she really like the material. She wanted to buy what was left to do some sewing of her own. Diana was willing to sell the leftover material for the rate that she had paid for it. How much should she charge her sister?

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Diana bought a piece of cloth 48 inches wide and and 1 yard long. It cost \$12. She cut off one fourth and used it to make a tablecloth. From the remaining material, she used a piece that was 12 inches wide and 12 inches long to make a scarf and a piece 1.5 feet by 2 feet to make the cover for a pillow. Her sister saw Diana's sewing efforts and said she really like the material. She wanted to buy what was left to do some sewing of her own. Diana was willing to sell the leftover material for the rate that she had paid for it. How much should she charge her sister?

Step 1

The length of the cloth is given as 1 yard which is equal to 36 inches and the width is 48 inches.

Therefore, the area of the cloth is evaluated as,

Step 2

The remaining area of the cloth after the  table c...

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