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?

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)

ElectricPavlov Nov 28, 2018

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