2013 AMC 12B Problems/Problem 2
Mr. Green measures his rectangular garden by walking two of the sides and finds that it is steps by steps. Each of Mr. Green's steps is feet long. Mr. Green expects a half a pound of potatoes per square foot from his garden. How many pounds of potatoes does Mr. Green expect from his garden?
Since each step is feet, his garden is by feet. Thus, the area of square feet. Since he is expecting of a pound per square foot, the total amount of potatoes expected is