# Lesson 15 Situations Involving Area

Let’s divide to find the side length of a rectangle.

## Warm-up Estimation Exploration: Area of a Soccer Field

Estimate: What is the length of the soccer field in meters?

Record an estimate that is:

too low | about right | too high |
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## Activity 1 Elena’s Mural

Elena used 189 square tiles to create a rectangular mural for the art club. The mural is 7 tiles wide.

How many tiles long is Elena’s mural? Be prepared to explain or show how you know.

Write one or more equations that show how you solved this problem.

## Activity 2 Tyler’s Mural

Tyler is also creating a rectangular mural for the art club. He has 197 tiles for his mural. His mural is 6 tiles wide.

Will Tyler use all of his tiles in the mural? Explain your reasoning.

How many tiles long is Tyler’s mural? Show your reasoning using numbers, pictures, or words.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Clare has 194 square tiles. Can Clare put all of her tiles in 6 rows with the same number of tiles in each row? Explain or show your reasoning.