CAT 2005 Question Paper Question 20

Question 20

Rectangular tiles each of size 70 cm by 30 cm must be laid horizontally on a rectangular floor of size 110 cm by 130 cm, such that the tiles do not overlap. A tile can be placed in any orientation so long as its edges are parallel to the edges of the floor. No tile should overshoot any edge of the floor. The maximum number of tiles that can be accommodated on the floor is


As seen from the fig. If following configuration is used max 6 number of tiles that can be accommodated on the floor. 

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