## Math

To cover the floor of an entry hall, a 1′ * 12′ strip of carpet is cut into two pieces, shown as the shaded strips in the figure above, and each piece is connected to a third carpet piece as shown. If the 1′ strips run parallel to each other, what is the total area of the carpeted floor, in square feet?

(A) 46

(B) 48

(C) 52.5

(D) 56

(E) 60

**Correct Answer** - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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