# Math Help - need help with cleasning service quote

1. ## need help with cleasning service quote

how much did the owner of a building charge per square foot to get his building cleaned if the building was 6,225 square feet and he paid someone $430.00 to clean it? 2. Originally Posted by bonitalong@embarqmail.com how much did the owner of a building charge per square foot to get his building cleaned if the building was 6,225 square feet and he paid someone$430.00 to clean it?
in order to get cost per square foot, you just divide the cost by the number of square feet.

so the cost is $\frac{430}{6225}\approx .069$

so almost seven cents per square foot.