Note: Only one smallbox can fit inside one box. Here,box of size 1 can fit inside box of size 2 and the box of size 2 can fit inside box of size 3. So at last we have only one box of size 3. Put the box of size 1,2,3,4 and 7 together and for the second box put 1 and 2 together. At last 2 is left which will not fit inside anyone.

## How many small boxes can fit inside one box?

Note: Only one small box can fit inside one box. Here, box of size 1 can fit inside box of size 2 and the box of size 2 can fit inside box of size 3. So at last we have only one box of size 3. Put the box of size 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 together and for the second box put 1 and 2 together. At last 2 is left which will not fit inside anyone.

## How to calculate the area of the bottom of box?

Vuyo wants to practice his Maths Literacy skills and rather calculate the area of the bottom of the large box and the small boxes, and divide the larger area by the small one to see how many boxes he can pack. He does the following calculations: Area of bottom of one small box = 25 cm 2. 720 cm 2 25 cm 2 = 28,8 = 28 boxes.

## How do you calculate how many cans fit in a box?

Measure the area of the bottom of the boxes, and the diameter of the cans. Using the length and width calculation method from the previous worked example, estimate how many cans you should be able to fit into each box.

## How many boxes can Vuyo fit in a box?

Length of large box = 45 cm. 45 cm 5 cm = 9 boxes. Width of large box = 16 cm. 16 cm 5 cm = 3,2 boxes. Vuyo can’t pack 0,2 of a box, so we round this down to the nearest whole number, 3 boxes. So Vuyo can fit 9 rows of 3 boxes each. 9 3 = 27 boxes.