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== Problem == | == Problem == | ||
− | One can holds <math>12</math> ounces of soda | + | 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? |
− | <math>\ | + | <math>\textbf{(A)}\ 7\qquad |
− | \ | + | \textbf{(B)}\ 8\qquad |
− | \ | + | \textbf{(C)}\ 9\qquad |
− | \ | + | \textbf{(D)}\ 10\qquad |
− | \ | + | \textbf{(E)}\ 11</math> |
− | == Solution == | + | == Solution 1 == |
− | <math>10</math> cans would hold <math>120</math> ounces, but <math>128>120</math>, so <math>11</math> cans are required. Thus, the answer is <math>\mathrm{(E)}</math>. | + | <math>10</math> cans would hold <math>120</math> ounces, but <math>128>120</math>, so <math>11</math> cans are required. Thus, the answer is <math>\mathrm{\boxed{(E)}}</math>. |
− | {{AMC10 box|year= | + | == Solution 2 == |
+ | We want to find <math>\left\lceil\frac{128}{12}\right\rceil</math> because there are a whole number of cans. | ||
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+ | <math>\frac{128}{12} = 10R8\longrightarrow 11\longrightarrow \fbox{(E)}.</math> | ||
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+ | ==See Also== | ||
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+ | {{AMC10 box|year=2009|ab=A|before=First Question|num-a=2}} | ||
+ | {{MAA Notice}} |
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Contents
Problem
One can holds ounces of soda, what is the minimum number of cans needed to provide a gallon ( ounces) of soda?
Solution 1
cans would hold ounces, but , so cans are required. Thus, the answer is .
Solution 2
We want to find because there are a whole number of cans.
See Also
2009 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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