# Elizabeth has a large piece of paper measuring 98.6 cm by 64.4 cm. What is the greatest number of 8 cm by 5 cm pieces of paper that she can cut to form the

large piece of paper?

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large piece of paper?

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area of paper = l * b =98.6*64.4=6349.84

area of each piece = l*b=8*5=40

now,

area of paper/area of each piece=158.746=approx. 158

so he can cut 158 pieces from given rectangle

rea of paper = l * b =98.6*64.4=6349.84

area of each piece = l*b=8*5=40

now,

area of paper/area of each piece=158.746=approx. 158

so he can cut 158 pieces from given rectangle