Posted by **Shakita** on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 9:42pm.

There are 6 containers each holding 2,750 boxes. You have 11 people to unload all 6 containers. How many boxes will each person have to unload, on average, to empty the containers?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 9:44pm
First, multiply to find the total number of boxes.

6 * 2,750 = ??

Then divide that product by 11 to find the number of boxes each person will unload,

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**Shakita**, Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 9:44pm
458.3

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 9:46pm
Please try again. I get over 3 times the number you found. It is also a whole number -- with no decimal places.

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