Using the design below, you plan to make a rectangular wall hanging to decorate your
bedroom. Th e green rectangle is 16 ft by 10 ft, the blue square is 7 ft by 7 ft, the orange
triangles have a height of 1.73 ft and a side length of 2 ft, and the yellow circle has a
diameter of 3 ft. You plan to glue the pieces together and then outline each piece with
a. How much black cord does the design use?
b. How much fabric of each color does the design show?
c. At a craft store, fabric comes in bolts that are a fi xed number of inches wide.
You can only buy fabric by the whole yard. If each bolt is 48 in. wide, what is
the least amount of each color that you need to buy? Explain