Salt is packed in 250g packets. How many tonnes would 10 000 such packets have?

Class: KCPE

Subject: Mathematics

Topic: Volume,capacity and mass

Lesson Summary

Salt is packed in 250g packets. How many tonnes would 10 000 such packets have?

A.250
B.2.5
C.25
D.2,500



Text Answer


Mass of one packet = 250 g
Mass of 10 000 packets = 250 x 10 000g
=250×100001000𝑘𝑔=2,500𝑘𝑔
=25001000( kilograms to tonnes)
= 2.5 tonnes.

The correct answer is B (2.5).

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