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Problem: If the room is 20 ft long and 3 feet wide, what is the area of the whole room?
Change it into this multistep problem:
Draw a rectangular building which is 20 ft long and 3 feet wide. Imagine the whole room is filled with inflatable balls. What is the area that the balls will have to take up in order to fill the whole room?