# Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - Summary Exercises - Whole Number Computation - Page 65: 47

1520 hours are spent painting each week.

#### Work Step by Step

To determine the total number of hours spent painting each week, you must first find the number of hours in a work week by multiplying the number of working days by the number of hours per day. $5 \times 8 = 40$ hours per week To find the total number of hours spent painting each week, multiply the number of hours per week by the number of painters. $40 \times 38 = 1520$ hours

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