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Posted by **moo** on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 9:05pm.

What is the equation that should be used to solve the above word problem?

- Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 9:14pmYou have to know the dimensions of the space, tiles cant be squeezed to fit, there will be some waste.

For instance, if the dimensions were 1ft x 2.1 ft, fitting tiles along the 1 ft side would take three tiles, and along the 2.1 ft would take six tiles, for a total of 18.

If the dimensions were 17.4 inches x 17.4 inches it would take 16.

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