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what is the least number of tiles that are needed to completely cover a rectangular center piece 3 yards by 5 yards if a rectangular decorative tile is 2 inches by 3 inches respectively?

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3x5 yards = 108x180 inches
108x180 over 2x3 = 54x60 = 3240 tiles

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hi steve why is it the answer is 1440 tiles i am confused how is it derived?

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