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− | We want to find <math>\left\lceiling\frac{128}{12}\right\rceiling because there are a whole number of cans. | + | We want to find <math>\left\lceiling\frac{128}{12}\right\rceiling</math> because there are a whole number of cans. |
− | < | + | <math>\frac{128}{12} = 10R8\longrightarrow 11\longrightarrow \fbox{E}.</math> |
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Problem
One can, can hold 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 $\left\lceiling\frac{128}{12}\right\rceiling$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Undefined control sequence.) because there are a whole number of cans.
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