Posted by **Victoria** on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:15am.

A store manager just received 117 movies packaged in boxes. If the same number of movies are in each box, how many boxes could have been received?How many movies would be in each box?Could you Explain how you arrived your answer.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:44am
117=9*13

So it could be 9 boxes of 13 each, or 13 boxes of nine each.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:04am
or

117 = 3*39

It could also have been 3 boxes of 39 or

39 boxes of 3 each.

or even

117 boxes with 1 each or

1 box with 117 movies

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**aja wade**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 5:57pm
3*117=351*39=689/1=689 boxes / boxes w/movies

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