A school principal ordered 1000 pencils he gave an equal number to each of seven teachers in till he had given out as many as possible how many pencils were lef
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A school principal ordered 1000 pencils he gave an equal number to each of seven teachers in till he had given out as many as possible how many pencils were left?
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1. User Answers RebelX
1000/7 would be the number form for the problem in order to solve this.
1000/7 is 142.857142857
Rounded, this would be .86
.86 would be considered "the remainder"
Therefore, 86 pencils were left.
So your answer is most logically 86
(Hope it helped ^_^)