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.

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