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The Royal Mail Data Post International parcel service accepts parcels up to a maximum size as given in the rules below.
|1. Length + height + width must not exceed 900mm|
2. None of the length, height, width must exceed 600 mm
|Problem 1||Which of the following parcels would be accepted for this service:||
|a)||l = 620 mm,||h = 120 mm,||w = 150 mm;||b)||l = 500 mm,||h = 350 mm,||w = 150 mm;||c)||l = 550 mm,||h = 100 mm,||w = 150 mm ?
|Problem 2||A picture with frame, 610mm by 180mm, is to be placed diagonally in a rectangluar box as shown.|
Find suitable dimensions for the box so that it would be accepted for the Data Post service.
|Problem 3||A long thin tube is to be sent by Data Post.|
What is the largest possible length that can be sent?
|Extension||What are the dimensions of the rectangular box of maximum volume that can be sent through the Data Post service? |
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