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a warehouse has 46 truckloads of recycled plastic. they use 8 truckloads each day. when there are a fewer than 16 truckloads, more needs to be ordered. figure out how many truckloads will be left after 2 days.. after 3 days when will more need to be ordered?

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  1. Now: 46
    At the end of
    Day 1: 38
    Day 2: 30
    Day 3: 22
    Day 4: 14 - order more
    Day 5: 6
    Day 6: out of stock unless more has arrived

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    posted by Steve
  2. ummhhh
    loads after day 1 = 46-8 = 38
    loads after day 2 = 38-8 = 36
    ....

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    posted by Reiny
  3. thanks!!!

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    posted by Kelly

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