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You work in a goblet factory.A client has ordered 240 goblets. You must pack each goblet in individual boxes before placing them in containers for shipmnt. The measurements foe each box is 3inx6inx6in. The shipping container is made of cardboard 1/8-inch thick.No spacers are needed.
What are the dimensions of the containers if the boxes are arranged in 3 stacks of 10 boxes?
a.30x18x6 b.31x19x7 c.29x17x5 d.not given
How many containers would you need all together for this shipment?
a.6 b.7 c.9 d.8 e.not given

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What are the dimensions of the containers if the boxes are arranged in 3 stacks of 10 boxes? ...

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