Barry packs books for a bookstore. A new edition of a dictionary is ready to be boxed for shipment. Each dictionary measures 11inches x 8.5in. x 4in. The carton for these books is 1/8 inch thick. What are the dimensions of the cartons if the books are laid flat, in 2 stacks of 6 dictionaries?
a.17x11x24 b.32x11x8 c.18x10x12 d.not given
The dimensions of a carton are calculated. No explanation is give, though. The stacks of six dictionaries are determined.