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 side-by-side with a gap of 6 in between them. How many containers may be placed side-by-side on the deck of the barge?

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

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

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

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