Posted by **Lee** on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 8:09am.

In how many different ways can you arrange three 4x8 tiles to form a rectangle?

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**Writeacher**, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 8:45am
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**Reiny**, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 8:52am
Unless my interpretation of the question is faulty, I stand by my previous answer.

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 9:19am
I think it comes down to interpretation. Looking at the previous answer, it looks like that the tiles are assumed to be square.

If the tiles are 4x8 (i.e. rectangular tiles), we would be able to form two different rectangles by piling them in different directions (4*24 or 8*12).

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