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− | To find how many small bottles we need, we can simply divide <math>500</math> by <math>35</math>. This simplifies to <math>\frac{100}{7}=14+\frac{2}{7}</math>. Since the answer must be an integer greater than <math>14</math>, we have to round up to <math>15</math> bottles | + | To find how many small bottles we need, we can simply divide <math>500</math> by <math>35</math>. This simplifies to <math>\frac{100}{7}=14+\frac{2}{7}</math>. Since the answer must be an integer greater than <math>14</math>, we have to round up to <math>15</math> bottles, or <math>\boxed{\textbf{E}}</math> |
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Revision as of 19:03, 10 February 2011
Problem
A small bottle of shampoo can hold milliliters of shampoo, whereas a large bottle can hold milliliters of shampoo. Jasmine wants to buy the minimum number of small bottles necessary to completely fill a large bottle. How many bottles must she buy?
Solution
To find how many small bottles we need, we can simply divide by . This simplifies to . Since the answer must be an integer greater than , we have to round up to bottles, or
See also
2011 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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