There are 6 containers each holding 2,750 boxes. You have 11 people to unload all 6 containers. How many boxes will each person have to unload, on average, to empty the containers?

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  1. First, multiply to find the total number of boxes.

    6 * 2,750 = ??

    Then divide that product by 11 to find the number of boxes each person will unload,

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 458.3

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  3. Please try again. I get over 3 times the number you found. It is also a whole number -- with no decimal places.

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