A worker carries jugs of liquid soap from a production line to a packing area, carrying 4 jugs per trip. If the jugs are packed into cartons that hold 7 jugs each, how many jugs are needed to fill the last partially filled carton after the worker has made 17 trips?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6
B
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Hi AbeNeedsAnswers,
We're told that a worker carries 4 jugs of liquid soap per trip and that the jugs are packed into cartons that hold 7 jugs each. We're asked for the number of jugs needed to fill the last PARTIALLYfilled carton after the worker has made 17 trips.
With those first 17 trips, the worker would have transported (4)(17) = 68 jugs of soap.
Since each carton holds 7 jugs, those 68 jugs would lead to 9 FULL cartons (totaling 63 jugs) and a 10th carton that has 5 jugs in it. Thus, 2 more jugs would be needed to fill that final carton.
Final Answer: B
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We're told that a worker carries 4 jugs of liquid soap per trip and that the jugs are packed into cartons that hold 7 jugs each. We're asked for the number of jugs needed to fill the last PARTIALLYfilled carton after the worker has made 17 trips.
With those first 17 trips, the worker would have transported (4)(17) = 68 jugs of soap.
Since each carton holds 7 jugs, those 68 jugs would lead to 9 FULL cartons (totaling 63 jugs) and a 10th carton that has 5 jugs in it. Thus, 2 more jugs would be needed to fill that final carton.
Final Answer: B
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After 17 trips, the worker has carried 17 x 4 = 68 jugs.AbeNeedsAnswers wrote:A worker carries jugs of liquid soap from a production line to a packing area, carrying 4 jugs per trip. If the jugs are packed into cartons that hold 7 jugs each, how many jugs are needed to fill the last partially filled carton after the worker has made 17 trips?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6
From those 68 jugs, 68/7 = 9 cartons have been filled, with 5 extra jugs remaining. So, the worker needs one more trip to carry 2 more jugs to fill the partially filled carton with those 2 jugs.
Answer: B
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Did you see the remainder question hiding in this question?AbeNeedsAnswers wrote: ↑Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:44 pmA worker carries jugs of liquid soap from a production line to a packing area, carrying 4 jugs per trip. If the jugs are packed into cartons that hold 7 jugs each, how many jugs are needed to fill the last partially filled carton after the worker has made 17 trips?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6
B
If the worker carries 4 jugs per trip and makes a total of 17 trips, then the total number of jugs carried = (4)(17) = 68 jugs
Each carton holds 7 jugs.
68 ÷ 7 = 9 R5
That is, 63 jugs can be placed in 9 cartons (holding 7 jugs each), and we have 5 jugs remaining.
How many jugs are needed to fill the last partially filled carton?
If we have 5 jugs remaining, and each carton holds 7 jugs, then we need 2 more jugs to fill the last carton
Answer: B