Posted by **sarah** on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:46pm.

pencils come in packages of 24. The teacher needs 80 pencils for a test. How many packages will he need to purchase?

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:48pm
80/24 = 3 1/3 boxes

However, he can't buy 1/3 of a box -- so he should purchase 4 boxes.

- math -
**JJ**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:48pm
Divide 24 into 80 to give you the number of packages. You will need to round up to get the correct answer. There will be more than 80 pencils, but the teacher will have to buy that number of packages to be sure to have enough.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Ms wanton recycles colored pencils in a box for use in her art class. She...
- Math - Pencils come in packages of 10 each. Packages are packed 20 to a box, and...
- Math - Pencils are sold in packages of 5.explain why you need 6 packages in ...
- Math - The bookseller sells packages of 15 pens each and 12 pencils each.they ...
- algebra - pencils are sold in packages of 5. explain why you need 6 packages in ...
- Math - There are 8 pencils in a package. How many packages will be needed for 28...
- Math - I need help on how to explain to my 5th grader how to come up with an ...
- Math - A package of 4 mechanical pencils comes with 2 free erasers.If you get a ...
- Math - Multiply a 3- digit number by a 1- digit number 1/in a package of pencils...
- math - Pencils come in cartons of 24 boxes.A school bought 50 cartons of pencils...

More Related Questions