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1. The boxes they use to transport their sandwiches are 10 inches high with the same base as a single sandwich. Each sandwich is 5/8 inch thick.
how tall would the boxes need to be if 40 sandwiches were to be stacked inside?
2. 25 inches...i think
3. (Original post by Dynam1cdave)
The boxes they use to transport their sandwiches are 10 inches high with the same base as a single sandwich. Each sandwich is 5/8 inch thick.
how tall would the boxes need to be if 40 sandwiches were to be stacked inside?
5/8 * 40/1
5*40 = 200 (multiply the numerators)
8*1 = 8 (multiply the denominators)
200/8 = 25 (divide the numerator by the denominator)

Therefore the box will need to be 25 inches tall.
4. (Original post by SmilingWombat)
5/8 * 40/1
5*40 = 200 (multiply the numerators)
8*1 = 8 (multiply the denominators)
200/8 = 25 (divide the numerator by the denominator)

Therefore the box will need to be 25 inches tall.
Thank you!

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