What is the correct answer?


What are the least number of square tiles required to pave the floor of a room 15 m 17 cm long and 9 m 2 cm broad ?

A. 614

B. 714

C. 814

D. 914

Correct Answer :

C. 814

In this type of questions, first we need to calculate the area of tiles. With we can get by obtaining the length of largest tile.
Length of largest tile can be obtained from HCF of length and breadth.
So lets solve this,
Length of largest tile = HCF of (1517 cm and 902 cm)
= 41 cm
Required number of tiles =
                                       Area of floorArea if tile=1517×90241×41               =814

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