Posted by **Dawn** on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:39pm.

klogg weighs 170 lb. He is loading a freight elevator with identical 69-pound 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?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:43pm
2,000 - 170 = 1830

1830/69 = ?

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

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**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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