# Danny has 42 saplings. He plants them equally in 8 rows. How many saplings are left over?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2018

2

#### Explanation:

If he plants

The multiple of 8 closest to 42 is 40, that is, when

Therefore, if 40 saplings are planted (5 saplings in each of the 8 rows) then 2 are left out.