Level Six - Applied Math

You are preparing to tile the floor of a rectangular room that is 15½ feet by 18½ feet in size. The tiles you plan to use are square, measuring 12 inches on each side, and are sold in boxes that contain enough tile to cover 25 square feet.

  1. 4.

    How many boxes of tiles must you order to complete the job?

    Individual Question
Why this is a Level 6 item:
  • Examinees must do multiple steps of logic, calculations, or conversion.
  • Examinees must use mixed numbers.
  • Examinees must eliminate unnecessary information.
  • Examinees must find the area of a basic shape and use the result in further calculations.