Medicine is packed in boxes, each weighing 4 kg 500 g. How many such boxes can be loaded in a van which cannot carry beyond 800 kg?
Volume the amount of space that something contains or fills.
Answer: Van can carry 177 boxes.
Let's solve the problem using the concept of volume.
Weight of each box = 4 kg 500 g = 4.5 kg
The capacity of the van to carry weight = 800 kg
Number of boxes = Total capacity / Weight of each box
Number of boxes = 800/4.5 = 177.7
But a number of boxes cannot be in decimal form.