Practice!

Sample Problem

A paper bag can hold 16 cookies. If Edgar buys 292 cookies,

a) How many paper bags does he need?

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b) How many cookies are there in the paper bag that is not full?

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Solution

292 ÷ 16 = 18 r 4, so there are 18 paper bags with 16 cookies each and 1 paper bag with 4 cookies,

a) 18 + 1 = 19 paper bags are needed.

b) There are 4 cookies in the paper bag that is not full.