A mail carrier can deliver mail to 1,400 different homes in one day. In the city of Utopia, there are 52,800 residents. How many mail carriers must be hired to deliver mail to all of the residents of Utopia each day?

A mail carrier can deliver mail to 1,400 different homes in one day. In the city of Utopia, there are 52,800 residents. How many mail carriers must be hired to deliver mail to all of the residents of Utopia each day?

Detailed Explanation

To find the number of required mail carriers, simply divide 52,800 by 1,400 to get 37.714. Therefore you must round up and you have 38 mail carriers.