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Area of rectangles with fraction side lengths

Problem

What is the area of a rectangle that is start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction of a meter long and start fraction, 3, divided by, 8, end fraction of a meter wide?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
start text, m, end text, squared
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