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− | + | Kate bakes a <math>20</math>-inch by <math>18</math>-inch pan of cornbread. The cornbread is cut into pieces that measure <math>2</math> inches by <math>2</math> inches. How many pieces of cornbread does the pan contain? | |
− | + | <math>\textbf{(A) } 90 \qquad \textbf{(B) } 100 \qquad \textbf{(C) } 180 \qquad \textbf{(D) } 200 \qquad \textbf{(E) } 360</math> | |
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− | + | == Solution 1 == | |
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+ | The area of the pan is <math>20\cdot18</math> = <math>360</math>. Since the area of each piece is <math>4</math>, there are <math>\frac{360}{4} = 90</math> pieces. Thus, the answer is <math>\boxed{A}</math>. | ||
== Solution 2 == | == Solution 2 == |
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Problem
Kate bakes a -inch by -inch pan of cornbread. The cornbread is cut into pieces that measure inches by inches. How many pieces of cornbread does the pan contain?
Solution 1
The area of the pan is = . Since the area of each piece is , there are pieces. Thus, the answer is .
Solution 2
By dividing each of the dimensions by , we get a grid which makes pieces. Thus, the answer is .
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See Also
2018 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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