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a moving company is trying to store boxes in a storage room with a length of 5 m, width of 3 m and a height of 2 m.How many boxes can fit in this space if each is 10 cm long,6 cm wide and 4 cm high

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Convert meters to cm

 

5m  = 500cm

3m = 300cm

2m = 200cm

 

The volume of the storage room  is

 

(500 * 300 * 200) = 30,000,000 cm^3

 

And the volume of each box  = (10 * 6 * 4)  =  240 cm^3

 

So.....the number of boxes that will fit  =

 

30,000,000 / 240   =    125,000

 

 

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CPhill  Mar 6, 2017
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Behind each other: 500cm :10cm = 50

Next to each other: 300cm :   6cm = 50

Above each other  : 200cm :   4cm = 50

 

50*50*50 =125000

 

laugh

Omi67  Mar 6, 2017

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