# The area of a closet floor measures 3 yards by 3 yards and each custom tile that makes up the flooring is #1 1/2# square feet. How many tiles are needed to cover the floor?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 19, 2017

54

#### Explanation:

1 yard = 3 feet. Hence 3 yards = 3 x 3 = 9 feet.

Area of the floor = 9 x 9 = 81 square feet.

Total tiles required =