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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.

  • arithmetic -

    117=9*13

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

  • arithmetic -

    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

  • arithmetic -

    3*117=351*39=689/1=689 boxes / boxes w/movies

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