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August 13th, 2018, 02:48 PM  #11 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 13,103 Thanks: 907 
Why divide by 200?

August 13th, 2018, 08:00 PM  #12 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 47 Thanks: 1 
Don't know i am confuse on this one

August 13th, 2018, 11:28 PM  #13 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,505 Thanks: 1741 
Why divide by 200? You didn't use that divisor before. In the original problem, dividing 2275 by 144 gives the area ratio. However, the size of each box means that not all of the available area can be used. 

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