Posted by **Chris** on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 1:25pm.

One number is 6 times another. The greater number is 1680. What is the lesser number?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 1:42pm
Since division is the inverse of multiplication, you need to divide 1680 by 6 to find the lesser number.

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**Chris**, Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 2:19pm
so its

6n < 1680

÷6 ÷6

n < 280

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 2:22pm
Yes. The lesser number is 280.

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