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**Jim's backyard is a rectangle that is 15 5/6 yards long and 10 2/5 yards wide.**

Jim buys sod in pieces that are 1 1/3 long and 1 1/3 yards wide.

how many pieces of sod will Jim need to but to cover his backyard with sod?

**Answer**

the are of his backyard is 10.4 times 15.83 or 164.632 yd^2 the sod piecs are 1.33 by 1.33 or 1.78 yd^2 so divide 164.632 by 1.78 or 164.632/1.78=92.5 pieces of sod if he is buying the sod in pieces, he will have to buy 93 pieces because he can't buy 1/2 sod

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