Emmanuel wants to tile his rectangular floor. He has two kinds of tiles to choose from , one of which is larger than the other. What area will be covered by the 8" x 8" tile? 16" x 16" tile? if rectangular floor has dimensions of 74" x 128", how many small square tiles are needed to cover it? How many big square tiles are needed to cover the rectangular floor? If each tile costs Php 15.00 and each big tile costs Php 60.00, which tile shoul Emmanuel use to economize in tiling his floor? Explain why.

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2015-07-02T20:58:04+08:00
8"x 8"= 64 square unit
16" x 16"= 256 square unit

74" x 128"= 9,742
Divide the 9,742 to 64 and 256
So you will need 148 small square tiles, And 37 big square tiles...

148 x 15= 2,200
37 x 60= 2,200 
He can choose any of the tiles because it has the same price.... 
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