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Chole and ingrid are packing boxes with books They have 238 books Each box will fit 8 books Chole says 29 boxes is enough to pack all the books ingrid thinks they need 30 boxes Explain who is correct show work


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whaleboy21

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If you do 238 devided by 8 its 29.75 so they need 30 boxes.

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fabanafabian

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238/8 = 29.75 Ingrid is correct because if you use 29 boxes, you'll have a remainder so 30 boxes is the best option so nothing will be left behind. Round 29.75 and you'll get 30.

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