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− | Marla has a large white cube that has an edge of 10 feet. She also has enough green paint to cover 300 square feet. Marla uses all the paint to create a white square centered on each face, | + | Marla has a large white cube that has an edge of 10 feet. She also has enough green paint to cover 300 square feet. Marla uses all the paint to create a white square centered on each face, surrounded by a green border. What is the area of one of the white squares, in square feet? |
<math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}5\sqrt2\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}10\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}10\sqrt2\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}50\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}50\sqrt2 </math> | <math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}5\sqrt2\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}10\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}10\sqrt2\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}50\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}50\sqrt2 </math> | ||
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Problem
Marla has a large white cube that has an edge of 10 feet. She also has enough green paint to cover 300 square feet. Marla uses all the paint to create a white square centered on each face, surrounded by a green border. What is the area of one of the white squares, in square feet?
Solution
If Marla evenly distributes her square feet of paint between the 6 faces, each face will get square feet of paint. The surface area of one of the faces of the cube is square feet. Therefore, there will be square feet of white on each side.
See Also
2012 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 22 | |
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