Posted by Quinisha on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 1:24pm.
What are the dimensions of the smallest square that you can make using 18in. by 24in. rectangular tiles?
A. 36in. by 36in.
B. 144in. by 144in.
C. 60in. by 60in.
D. 72in. by 72in.

Algebra 2  Reiny, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 1:32pm
This is like finding the LCM for 18 and 24 which would be 72
so the smallest square is 72 by 72
you would need 12 tiles, laid out in 3 rows and 4 columns, each row 24 inches and each column 18 inches

Algebra 2  Quinisha, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 1:36pm
Thanks so much!!! I never understood how to do this, now I do :)
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