Q. 44.3( 280 Votes )

A flooring tile has the shape of a parallelogram whose base is 24 cm and the corresponding height is 10 cm. How many such tiles are required to cover a floor of area 1080 m2? (If required you can split the tiles in whatever way you want to fill up the corners).

Answer :

Given, 
tile is in the shape of parallelogram with base = 24 cm and height = 10 cm
We know, 
area of parallelogram = Base × Height
Therefore, 
area of tile = 24(10) = 240 cm2

Now, area of floor = 1080 m2

(we know that, 1m = 100cm, therefore, 1m2 = 10000cm2)
Therefore,
                          = 1080 × (100)2 cm2 
                          = 10800000 cm2

No of tiles required
 

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