How many tiles of each type will maria need for a 40

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Unformatted text preview: each type will Maria need for a 40 cm x 40 cm square tabletop? For a 10 n x 10 n table, the number of half tiles is 4(n-1). Unlike the number of half tiles, the number of whole tiles increases in a way that is not linear but quadratic. This is not surprising, because the number of whole tiles increases as the area of the square increases. 20 cm Size of table 10 x 10 20 x 20 40 x 40 Number of whole tiles 1 5 25 10n x 10n n 2 + (n - 1)2 Plenary discussion Comment on others’ work 1. How many quarter tiles are used for each tabletop? These are two possible responses. Discuss both responses in small groups before writing a commentary on the strengths and/or weaknesses of each. 2. By how many does the number...
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2013 for the course COMPUTER 243 taught by Professor Shrouf during the Fall '13 term at ASU.

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