posted by ABBY .
You work in the local mailroom at a college. One of your duties is to sort local mail from all of the other mail. You can sort 8 pieces of mail in 10 seconds. How many pieces of mail should you be able to sort in 45 minuets?
Algebra 1 -
45 min = 45*6 10-second periods.
So, you can sort 45*6*8 pieces of mail