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**Max is going to paint the four walls of his room.**

Two of the walls are 15 feet long by 8 feet high.

The other two walls are 30 feet long by 8 feet high.

His options at the paint store are below.

One gallon of paint costs $12 and covers 350 square feet of area.

12 gallon of paint costs $8 and covers 175 square feet of area.

If each wall requires 2 coats of paint, what is the minimum cost of painting the four walls of Max's room?

**Answer**

1440 square feet to paint the room with 2 coats so 4 gallons is $48 dollars covers 1400 square feet then the other option for another $8 which covers 1575 square feet and costs $56

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##### Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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