maths
posted by miki .
A rug covers 1/4 of the floor. The area of the rug 10ft . What is the area of the floor?
my answer is 2 1/2 ft,am i right if not please explain?

You can't be right. The floor is 4 times larger than the rug.

can you please tell me the answer????

4 * 10 = ? sq. feet

Ms.Sue,you are correct. 4 times 10 equals 40 sq. feet which is the most aprropiate answer for this question.