## OGQR 2020: Question No. 93

The dimensions of a ream of paper are 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The inside dimensions of a carton that will hold exactly 12 reams of paper could be

Source | OGQR 2020 |

Type | Problem Solving |

Topic | Geometry |

Sub-Topic | Rectangular Solids |

Difficulty | Medium |

### Solution

__Given__

__Given__

In this question, we are given

- The dimensions of a ream of paper are 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches by 2 1/2

__To Find__

__To Find__

We need to determine

- Which of the given options could be the inside dimensions of a carton that will hold exactly 12 reams of paper.

__Approach & Working__

__Approach & Working__

The volume of 1 ream of paper = 8 1/2 * 11 * 2 1/2

- Thus, the volume of 12 reams of paper = 12 * 8.5 * 11 * 2.5 = 2 * 6 * 8.5 * 11 * 2.5 = 2 * 8.5 * 11 * 6 * 2.5 = 17 * 11 * 15

Hence, the correct answer is option B.

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