Posted by **CC** on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 9:42am.

I need help with this problem I can not figure this out I had came up with five different answers and I really would like to get the correct answer.

Memorial Hospital currently has 1,850 linear filing inches used. It is projected that over the next 5 to

8 years an additional 1500 linear inches will be needed because of expected growth. The shelving

units they now use, and which they will continue to use is 7 shelves high (but they will only use 6 of those) and each shelf holds 40 inches of storage. How many additional units will they need?

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**Writeacher**, Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 10:53am
Assistance needed.

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**CC**, Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 11:02am
Thank You Writeacher

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 12:06pm
How many shelves:

1500/40=you do it.

How many 7 file cabinets?

divide that above by 7, and round up to the next highest.

I wonder if converting to computer files would save money in the long run, in space, rent, and ease of filing and retrieval?

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