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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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hartnn

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

rachel/411

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um.....3*2*2.5?

hartnn

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exactly!

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12 in^3?

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yay!:)

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12*40?

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!

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how did u get 12 ??

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um i did 3*2*2.5

hartnn

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that is not 12.....

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i mean 15

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600

hartnn

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

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thanku:)

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600 what ?

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in^3

hartnn

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yes, now its complete :)
welcome ^_^

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yess:)

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im grateful. thanks a very lot

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ill leave ya now...if u wish.

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