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1. Need a little help guys.

Cardboard box cost £60 per 1000.

Each box can fit in 64, 1 litre boxes.

So how much does it cost for that 1 litre box to use 1/64 of the big box?
2. (Original post by freedom)
Need a little help guys.

Cardboard box cost £60 per 1000.

Each box can fit in 64, 1 litre boxes.

So how much does it cost for that 1 litre box to use 1/64 of the big box?
Could you post a picture of the problem? As you've written it, it's a bit unclear.
3. (Original post by Zacken)
Could you post a picture of the problem? As you've written it, it's a bit unclear.
Not sure how to put a picture. I'll try again.

A large cardboard box costs £60 per 100.
Each large cardboard box can fit in 64, 1 litre containers.

So I need to work out

1. How much does one large cardboard box cost.
2. After I work this out, I need to work out 1/64 of that cost.
4. (Original post by freedom)
Not sure how to put a picture. I'll try again.

A large cardboard box costs £60 per 100.
You initially said 1000? Per 100 what?

Each large cardboard box can fit in 64, 1 litre containers.
I'm being thick, but what does this mean? A large cardboard box fits into 64 1 litre containers? What?
5. (Original post by Zacken)
You initially said 1000? Per 100 what?

I'm being thick, but what does this mean? A large cardboard box fits into 64 1 litre containers? What?
Sorry it should be 100.

So a large box, it is made so you can store little containers.

So one large box can hold 64 containers.

Sorry English is not my first language
6. (Original post by freedom)
Sorry it should be 100.

So a large box, it is made so you can store little containers.

So one large box can hold 64 containers.

Sorry English is not my first language
Ah, okay - I understand. Not to worry!
7. (Original post by freedom)
Sorry it should be 100.

So a large box, it is made so you can store little containers.

So one large box can hold 64 containers.

Sorry English is not my first language
So 100 cardboard boxes cost 60.

50 cardboard boxes cost 30, 25 cost 15, etc...

1 costs 60/100 = 6/10. Are you okay with that?
8. (Original post by Zacken)
So 100 cardboard boxes cost 60.

50 cardboard boxes cost 30, 25 cost 15, etc...

1 costs 60/100 = 6/10. Are you okay with that?
Yeah great, so 6/10 into pence will equal 0.60p?
9. (Original post by freedom)
Yeah great, so 6/10 into pence will equal 0.60p?
Yes.
10. (Original post by freedom)
Yeah great, so 6/10 into pence will equal 0.60p?
No, it's 0.6 pounds so 60p.
11. (Original post by apronedsamurai)
Yes.
What?
12. (Original post by Zacken)
No, it's 0.6 pounds so 60p.
Okay so the next stage?
13. (Original post by freedom)
Okay so the next stage?
So if the box was full 64 bottles would cost 60p.

You want 1 bottle, so 60p/64.
14. (Original post by Zacken)
So if the box was full 64 bottles would cost 60p.

You want 1 bottle, so 60p/64.
Okay thanks, but it can read the figure when it's in my calc.
15. (Original post by freedom)
Okay thanks, but it can read the figure when it's in my calc.
Not sure what you mean?

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