Ram and Hari are using 4 ft by 8 ft plywood sheets to build a rectangular stage for an outdoor concert. If the area of the stage is 200 square feet, what is the least number of sheets they need?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

First, we will find the area of rectangular sheet of plywood.

Area = l x b = (8 ft) x (4 ft) = 32 square feet

Then, the number of plywood sheets needed =

Since we need more than 6 sheets of plywood, the least number of sheets needed is 7 sheets.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM