Posted by Dawn on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:39pm.
klogg weighs 170 lb. He is loading a freight elevator with identical 69pound boxes. The elevator can carry no more then 2000lb. If klogg rides up with the boxes how many boxes can be loaded on the elevator?

Math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:43pm
2,000  170 = 1830
1830/69 = ?

Math  Dawn, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:53pm
I did what mrs sue posted and i got a desmo answer.. is that right?

Math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:59pm
You probably got this answer: 26.5217391
We assume he can't divide boxes, so we drop the numbers after the decimal point. He can carry 26 boxes.
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