# math

a painter is painting the ceiling of a square room. The walls are all 15 ft long. If a gallon of paint covers 45 square feet, how many gallons of paint will be needed to cover the entire ceiling?

A. 4 Gallons

B. 5 Gallons

C. 6 Gallons

D. 3 Gallons

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1. 15 * 15 = 225 square feet

225 / 45 = ?

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Ms. Sue
2. 15*15/45 = 5

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3. Who makes up these questions or what kind of strange paint is this?
To paint a ceiling of that size should take about 1/2 gallon
( I know, I have too much time on my hand)

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4. how did you get 5

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5. The room is 15x15 feet, making 225 sq ft.
Each gallon covers 45 sq ft

5*45 = 225, so it will take 5 gallons.
Or, as we solved it, 225/45 = 5

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6. What do YOU get when you divide 225 by 45?

225/45 = ?

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Ms. Sue
7. you get 5
i know that but i did not understand
but now i do

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8. thank you guys

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9. You're welcome.

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Ms. Sue
10. thanks Cierra and my name Is Tierra

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