# Calculating the Number of Milkers at Miller’s Dairy

## Miller’s Dairy Milk Production Data

Miller’s Dairy produces 960 gallons of milk per day. Each milker at the dairy works 8 hours per day and produces the same number of gallons of milk per hour. If the Dairy’s productivity is 12 gallons of milk per hour of labor, then how many milkers does the shop employ?

## Options:

a. 8

b. 10

c. 80

d. 120

**Answer:**

**The correct answer is option b. **

**Explanation:**

A dairy is producing 960 gallons of milk per day.

Each milker works 8 hours and produces the same amount of milk.

For per hour of labor, the diary produces 12 gallons of milk.

Quantity of milk produced by a labor in 8 hours:

= 12 x 8 = 96 gallons

The number of workers required to produce 960 gallons per day:

= 960 / 96 = 10 workers