One gallon of paint covers 400 square feet. How many gallons are needed to cover 2,225 square feet?

One gallon of paint covers 400 square feet. How many gallons are needed to cover 2,225 square feet?

Detailed Explanation

If 1 gallon covers 400 square feet, then 2,225/400=5.5625, or 6 whole gallons are needed to cover 2,225 square feet.