Jeff is having a dinner party. He has a large rectangular table that seats 10 people on each long side and 4 people on the two ends. How many people can sit at Jeff's table?

1 Answer
May 2, 2017

28 people (guests) including Jeff


Since table has two long sides and two ends, you can write down an equation:

#S=(2*10)+(2*4)# as number of people siting around the table.


This is the capacity of this table. It can accomodate 28 people.