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 Question 209390: If 8 people can pack 60 cartons in 2 hours how many carton will 3 people pack in 2 hoursAnswer by stanbon(57442)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! If 8 people can pack 60 cartons in 2 hours how many carton will 3 people pack in 2 hours --------------------- # of people and time are inversely related; people and cartons are directly related p = kc/t --- Find "k": 8 = k*60/2 k= 8/30 = 4/15 --- So p = (4/15)c/t ---- how many carton will 3 people pack in 2 hours 3 = (4/15)c/2 (4/15)c = 6 c = 15*6/4 c = 22.5 cartons ============================== Cheers, Stan H Reply to stanbon@comcast.net