Posted by **Equations & solutions** on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 11:01pm.

Mary put new tiles on her kitchen floor. The floor measures 6 ft long by 5 ft wide. She used 10 tiles to cover the entire floor each tile was 3 ft long. Write an equation using the variable x to model this situation. What does x represent in the equation?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:20am
This is a bit vague. If you always have 10 tiles, then (6/x) * 5 indicates how many tiles will be needed if each is x ft long and 1 ft wide.

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**Blake**, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 5:10pm
Brenda spent half her money at astore.At another store,she spent half her remaining money and$6 more.She had $2 left.How much did Brenda have when she arrived at the store?

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