Your are a contractor requiring to cover

**completely**a floor measuring 1000 cm by 440 cm, with**identical****square**tiles with length that is a whole number.
· What is the side of the largest possible square tile?

· How many such tiles do you need if you use the largest possible square tiles?

A)40cm

ReplyDeleteB)275

1) 40cm

ReplyDelete2) 275 tiles

a) The side of the largest tile is 40cm.

ReplyDeleteb) I need 275 tiles.

1)40

ReplyDelete2)275

40

ReplyDelete275

-40cm

ReplyDelete-275 tiles

A)40, because the HCF of 1000 and 440 is 40

ReplyDeleteB)275, because 1000 divided by 40 is 25, and 440 divided by 40 is 11, and 25 times 11 is 275.

The largest possible square tile is 40cm.

ReplyDeleteI need 275 tiles.

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Delete40cm, 275 tiles

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ReplyDeletea) 40

ReplyDeleteb) 275

40cm

ReplyDelete275tiles

1)40cm

ReplyDelete2)275 tiles

a) 40 cm

ReplyDeleteb) 275 tiles

1) 40 cm

ReplyDelete2) 275 tiles

1) 40cm

ReplyDelete2)275

A)50cm

ReplyDeleteB)176

Can 50 be divided in 440? How did you derive 176 for part (b)?

Deletea)40cm

ReplyDeleteb)275 square tiles

1) 40cm

ReplyDelete2)275

A)40,This is because 40 is the highest common factor between 1000 and 440

ReplyDeleteB)275,This is because 1000 divided by 40=25 and

a) 40cm (hcf of 1000 and 440)

ReplyDeleteB) 275.