Area of rectangle

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Homework Statement


The flour of a rectangular room has dimensions 12 feet 16 feet. How many square tiles each with side of length 1 foot are needed to make a border of single row of tiles on the floor along the edges of the room?
A 28
B 52
C 56
D 58


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The Attempt at a Solution


why not 1*192
what is this problem asking for.
give me a hint :)
 
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Draw a picture.
 
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Draw a picture.
any hint of the picture ?
 
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You need to make some effort into understanding what the problem is asking for. It's stated pretty clearly. What does "make a border of single row of tiles on the floor along the edges of the room" mean?
 
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You need to make some effort into understanding what the problem is asking for. It's stated pretty clearly. What does "make a border of single row of tiles on the floor along the edges of the room" mean?
Thankyou so much. I got the answer the answer by drawing the picture
 
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