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    A checkout line at a grocery store takes an average of 4 minutes to ring up a customer's order. On average, five customers are in the checkout line. What is the average number of customers per hour processed in the checkout line?

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    The first thing to do is to determine the information needed to solve the problem. Here is the information given:

    4 min to check out customer
    5 customers in line at a ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution shows how to calculate the average number of customers processed per hour in a checkout line at a grocery store, given how long it typically takes to ring up each customer and how many customers are usually in the checkout line.