Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, August 3, 2009 at 8:38pm.

I need someone to check my answer, can someone please help me?

Here is the problem:

Business and finance. In a bottling company, a machine can fill a 2-liter (L)bottle in 0.5 second (s) and move the next bottle into place in 0.1 s. How many2-L bottles can be filled by the machine in 2 h?

Answer is : 34,850

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**bobpursley**, Monday, August 3, 2009 at 8:46pm
well, it takes .6s per bottle

rate=1bottle/.6sec

Numberbottles=rate*2hr*3600sec/hr

I dont get your answer.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, August 3, 2009 at 8:53pm
I got it from calculator I guess I mustve done something wrong Thank you for your help Bob

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**Anonymous**, Monday, August 3, 2009 at 8:55pm
I still don't know how to get the answer though

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**Anonymous**, Monday, August 3, 2009 at 8:58pm
would it be .6s x 2h

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 3, 2009 at 9:03pm
No.

Bob Pursley gave you the formula for solving this problem.

rate*2hr*3600sec/hr

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