Posted by kim on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:58pm.
The cargo area of the deck of a barge is 60 ft wide. Cargo containers are 7 ft wide, and can be placed sidebyside with a gap of 6 in between them. How many containers may be placed sidebyside on the deck of the barge?

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:03pm
60 / 7.5 = ?

math  ASHLEY, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:08pm
8?

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:17pm
Right.
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