A bucket of nails contains 3.60 × 102 nails. How many dozens of nails does the bucket contain? 1 dozen=12 objects

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A bucket of nails contains 3.60 × 102 nails. How many dozens of nails does the bucket contain? 1 dozen=12 objects

Answer:

First you multiply 3.60 by 102.

3.60 • 102 = 367.2

Then, you divide 367.2 by 12.

367 / 12 = 30.6 doz OR 30 3/5 dozen nails total.