## Problem of the Month – March 2011

March 24, 2011 by goldstudentcom

Sally wants to do a home improvement project. Her kitchen floor is in bad shape and she wants to retile the floor. She needs to figure out how many tiles to buy. Her kitchen measures 15’ by 20’. She will use tiles that measure 13” by 13”. The tile costs $3.50 per square feet. How many tiles does she need to buy and how much will the tiles cost?

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