OpenStudy (anonymous):

Cheryl has 16 cupcakes made. She can make 48 cupcakes an hour. A customer asks for 160 cupcakes. How many hours will it take Cheryl to make enough cupcakes for the customer? --h

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Samus_Aran @Shadowgirl15 @Ivanloza96 @sleepyjess

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

160 divided by 48

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

3.33?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

is the 16 already made being used for the 160 cupcakes?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

i think so.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

ok then she needs to make 144 cupcakes

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yeah, and...then the first time I got 5 hours.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

to find the cupcakes per minute what would you do?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

divide, 160 by 48?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@sleepyjess

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

per minute you would do 48 (cupcakes and hour)/60 (minutes in an hour)

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

16+48h=160 is equation you need start by subtracting 16 to get 48h=144 now divide 48 to get h=3

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

and just so you know i am probably doing this the hard way

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

h is hours

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

you were on the right track sleepy but you kind of dismissed the 16 cupcakes already made

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

no i didnt

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Make sure to award medals and close the question. I hope I helped and have a nice day!

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ahh sorry sleepy

3 years ago
OpenStudy (sleepyjess):

its all good :-)

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

so...answer is 3?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yep! It should be easy to read I did and showed all the work for you.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

okay, thanks.

3 years ago