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26 Mar 2008, 00:02
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Hi all,

Pls explan how to solve this question:

A store owner is packing small radios into larger boxes that measure 25 in. by 42 in. by 60 in. If the measurement of each radio is 7 in. by 6 in. by 5 in., then how many radios can be placed in the box?

1) 300
2) 325
3) 400
4) 420
5) 480

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26 Mar 2008, 06:53
You should post this question in Maths section and not here.

Anyway here is the solution:

Volume of Larger Box = 25*42*60
Volume of each radio = 7*6*5

Number of Radios in box = Volume of box/volume of each radio = 25*42*60/7*6*5 = 300

Re: need explanation   [#permalink] 26 Mar 2008, 06:53
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