Mr pattell is packing square tiles in the box shown without gaps or overlaps. each tile lies flat and measures 1 inch on a side. mr pattell says he can fit 64 tiles in the bottom layer. is he correct? explain.

1 Answer
Jun 17, 2018

If the box has integer dimensions for its length and width and if the product of the length and width of the (bottom layer of the) box is at least 64 sq. inches, then Mr. Pattell is correct.


Note that despite what the question says no box was "shown".