# algebra

mary wants to put square tiles on the kitchen floor. The tile she has selected is 12 inches on each side and comes in boxs of20 tiles for \$54 per box. Her kitchen is 15 feet 8 inches log and 5 feet 9 inches wide. How many boxes of tile will she need and what will be theprice of the tile?

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1. assuming any partial tiles are thrown away, the floor is

16 x 6 tiles
So, 96 tiles are needed
So, 5 boxes of 20 must be purchased, for \$270

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