July 19th, 2017, 11:36 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Aug 2016 From: South Korea Posts: 51 Thanks: 0  How to get number of tiles?
What will I do to get the exact number of tiles that will fit on the floor area with a width of 16.22 meters and a length of 31.33meters if the tiles is 18 x 18 inches?? I don't know how will I start answering this. Someone give me some guide.. 
July 19th, 2017, 11:48 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 18,053 Thanks: 1395 
How about laying the tiles in a 35 × 68 array (2380 tiles)? They won't fill the entire floor area.

July 20th, 2017, 12:30 AM  #3 
Member Joined: Aug 2016 From: South Korea Posts: 51 Thanks: 0 
Could you please tell me how did you get 2380 tiles? I mean how did you solve it?

July 20th, 2017, 01:24 AM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,068 Thanks: 692 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions 
1. convert the dimensions of the tile from inches into metres 2. divide the total width and by the width of the tile to get the number of tiles. 3. Do step 2, but for height 
July 20th, 2017, 03:25 AM  #5 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 18,053 Thanks: 1395 
Or just type (16.22 meters) / (18 inches) into Google, etc.


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