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Joe owns a toy car collection. Each car is stored in a box that is 3 in long,2 in high, and 2.5 in wide. He has 40 cars and wants to pack them in a large box. Estimate the volume of a box that would be enough to hold the rp toy cars.

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  1. hartnn
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    find the volume of small box first. do u know how to ?

  2. rachel/411
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    um.....3*2*2.5?

  3. hartnn
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    exactly!

  4. rachel/411
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    12 in^3?

  5. rachel/411
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    yay!:)

  6. rachel/411
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    12*40?

  7. hartnn
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    now the big box contains 40 such small boxes, so the volume of big box is 40 times volume of small box. Exactly again!

  8. hartnn
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    how did u get 12 ??

  9. rachel/411
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    um i did 3*2*2.5

  10. hartnn
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    that is not 12.....

  11. rachel/411
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    i mean 15

  12. rachel/411
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    600

  13. hartnn
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    then the volume of large box is 40 times 15 yes.

  14. rachel/411
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    thanku:)

  15. hartnn
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    600 what ?

  16. rachel/411
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    in^3

  17. hartnn
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    yes, now its complete :) welcome ^_^

  18. rachel/411
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    yess:)

  19. rachel/411
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    im grateful. thanks a very lot

  20. rachel/411
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    ill leave ya now...if u wish.

  21. rachel/411
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    ive one more left....imma go look for some one else to tag.tnx again:)

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