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== Problem ==
One can holds <math>12</math> ounces of soda. What is the minimum number of cans needed to provide a gallon (<math>128</math> ounces) of soda?
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One can hold <math>12</math> ounces of soda. What is the minimum number of cans needed to provide a gallon (<math>128</math> ounces) of soda?
  
 
<math>\mathrm{(A)}\ 7\qquad
 
<math>\mathrm{(A)}\ 7\qquad

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Problem

One can hold $12$ ounces of soda. What is the minimum number of cans needed to provide a gallon ($128$ ounces) of soda?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 7\qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 8\qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 9\qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 10\qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 11$

Solution

$10$ cans would hold $120$ ounces, but $128>120$, so $11$ cans are required. Thus, the answer is $\mathrm{(E)}$.

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