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May 19th, 2019, 02:25 AM   #1
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The dimension of a sleeping bag and ground mat is 2 m x 1 m. Each sleeping bag and ground mat must be 0.25 metres away from the edge of the tent.
How many people can sleep in the tent?
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The dimension of a sleeping bag and ground mat is 2 m x 1 m. Each sleeping bag and ground mat must be 0.25 metres away from the edge of the tent.
How many people can sleep in the tent?
people

Don't understand what sort of sum it is to work the answer out
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May 19th, 2019, 08:07 AM   #4
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From the diagram you posted separately, the available part of the tent (the part that excludes 0.25 m along each side of the tent) measures 2 m by 2 m, so there is room for two sleeping bags, each placed on top of a ground mat.

Hence if each sleeping bag is occupied by one person, two people can sleep in the tent simultaneously. Obviously, there is no limit to how many people can sleep in the tent consecutively.

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