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Posted by **Cole** on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 7:19pm.

Ex: You decide to hang shelves. Each shelf needs 4 brackets. You have 23 brackets. How many shelves can you hang/ What do you do with the remainder, drop, include or use and why????

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**Damon**, Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 7:28pm23/4 = 5 3/4

well you can hang 5 shelves, but what are you going to do with the REMAINING three brackets?

Hang part of a shelf ?

I think you might a well DROP them in the waste basket.

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