# discussion questions How many square feet of tile will be needed to cover the kitchen floors math homework help

1. A rectangular kitchen floor measures 17 feet by 18 feet. A stove on the floor has a rectangular base measuring 3 feet by 4 feet, and a refrigerator covers a rectangular area of the floor measuring 4 feet by 5 feet. How many square feet of tile will be needed to cover the kitchen floor not counting the area used by the stove and the refrigerator?

2. If carpet costs \$26.56 per square yard and is available in whole square yards only, find the cost of carpeting the 3 bedroom floors in the accompanying floor plan.

3.  How many flowers, spaced every 6 inches, are needed to surround a circular garden with a 10-foot radius?

4. Which one of the following is a better; buying a large pizza with 8-inch diameter for \$9.00 or a medium pizza with a 4-inch diameter for \$3.00?

5. A building contractor is to dig a foundation 30 feet long, 18 feet wide, and 9 feet deep. The contractor pays \$20 per load for trucks to remove the dirt. Each truck holds 9 cubic yards. What is the cost to the contractor to have all the dirt hauled away?

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