# Brandy wants to buy a digital camera that costs $300. Suppose she saves $15 each week. In how many weeks will she have enough money for the camera?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 28, 2016

This problem can be solved using division.

#### Explanation:

When asking how many weeks will it take, at $15 a week, to save up $300, the question really is asking how many times does 15 go into 300.

15 into 300 is represented as a division:

If you are allowed a calculator this is easy. If not, we have to solve the division.

15 goes into 30 twice, and thirty goes into 300 10 times, so