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I changed inches to yards since a meter and a yard are close in length. A yard is 36 inches and a meter is approximately 39 inches. Hence if a square meter costs $\$2.50$ then, since a square yard is slightly smaller then a square meter, a square yard should cost slightly less. This is a question where I think you should use the Internet for an answer. I typed
into the Google search window and I got the response "2.0903184 U.S. dollars per (square yard)". Which is what I expected, something slightly less that $\$2.50.$ Now you try it replacing "yard" s my question with "inch". When I did it I got approximately 0.16 cents.
Harley 



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