Problem #1350


Isabella's house has $3$ bedrooms. Each bedroom is $12$ feet long, $10$ feet wide, and $8$ feet high. Isabella must paint the walls of all the bedrooms. Doorways and windows, which will not be painted, occupy $60$ square feet in each bedroom. How many square feet of walls must be painted?

$\textbf{(A) } 678 \qquad\textbf{(B) } 768 \qquad\textbf{(C) } 786 \qquad\textbf{(D) } 867 \qquad\textbf{(E) } 876$

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