Posted by **Lost** on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:48pm.

For the nails in the bin below, there are 500 nails per kg.” Using this conversion factor, perform the following calculations.

How many nails would you have if you had 0.15 kg?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:50pm
500 * 0.15 = ?

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**Lost**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:57pm
@ Ms. Sue WHY? is that correct?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 4:01pm
0.15 is between 10 and 20%, so we know the answer must be between 50 and 100.

15% = 0.15

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