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A delivery person uses a service elevator to bring boxes of books up to an office. The delivery person weighs

170

lb and each box of books weighs

50

lb. The maximum capacity of the elevator is

1360

lb. How many boxes of books can the delivery person bring up at one‚Äč time?

Guest Oct 31, 2018

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(1360-170)/50 = 23.8 ~~ 23 boxes of books to NOT go over 1360# capacity of the elevator.

ElectricPavlov  Oct 31, 2018
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(1360-170)/50 = 23.8 ~~ 23 boxes of books to NOT go over 1360# capacity of the elevator.

ElectricPavlov  Oct 31, 2018

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