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Tammy wants to tile the floor of two rooms in her house. One room is 3.35 m by 3.50 m. The other room is 3.05 m by 2.90 m. Each box of tiles can cover 5.80 m2. She has 4 boxes of tiles. Does Tammy has enough tiles for both rooms? Order the steps Tammy will take in her solution.
 a. She needs to multiply to calculate the area of both floors. b. She needs to compare the total area of the tiles to the total area of the rooms. c. Tammy needs to determine if she has enough tiles for both rooms. d. Then she needs to multiply the number of boxes of tile by the area each box can cover.

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What is Tammy’s first step?

2.

What is her second step?

3.

What is her third step?

4.

What is her final step?

Bailey is putting stamps in her collection. She wants the stamps to be equal distance from each other. Her stamp book is 21.8 cm wide and she wants the end stamps to be 2.1 cm from the edge of the page. What will be the distance between each stamp? Order the steps Bailey will take in her solution.

 a. She adds the widths of the stamps. She subtracts the sum from what remains of the page. b. She divides the remaining distance by 3. c. She adds the two distances at the edge of the page. She subtracts the sum from the length of the page. d. Bailey needs to determine the distance between each stamp.

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What is Bailey’s first step?

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What is her second step?

7.

What is her third step?

8.

What is her final step?

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

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What is the distance between each stamp?

 a. 2.4 cm c. 2.6 cm b. 2.7 cm d. 1.8 cm