# Math: Multistep area problems

Mark is covering an 8-inch-square board with 1-inch-square tiles. He uses gray tiles to make four 2-in. by 2-in. squares. He covers the rest of the board with white tiles.

How many more white tiles than gray tiles will Mark use?

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1. 8 x 8 = ___

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2. 64

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3. Good now what is 4 * 2*2

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4. 16

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5. Subtract 16 from 64

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6. 48

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7. 48 - 16 =

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8. 32

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10. Thanks for helping me!

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12. 32

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