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A room measuring 35/3m by 63/8m is to be tiled with square tiles of maximum size so that the tiles fit the dimensions of the room exactly. How many tiles are required?

 Nov 28, 2018
edited by Guest  Nov 28, 2018
edited by CAN011011011011  Nov 28, 2018
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35/3  * 8/8 =  280/24

63/8  * 3/3 = 189/24

 

GCF of 280 ND 189 IS ?   

    Answer ' 7'

 

so use 7/24  x 7/24 m tiles         280/24 x 189/24 = 91.875 sq m

                                                               91.875m^2/ (7/24 * 7.24)m^2/tile = 1080 tiles   (40 x 27 tiles)

 Nov 28, 2018
edited by Guest  Nov 28, 2018

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