Ten Practice Questions for Real-World Maths Tests
A shipping container is 6 metres long, 2.5 metres wide and 2 metres high. It needs to be filled with boxes which are one metre long, 50 centimetres wide and 40 centimetres tall. How many boxes will fit in the crate?
Answer: 150. You can fit six boxes along the length, five across the depth and five up. 6 x 5 x 5 = 30 x 5 = 150.