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Homework Help: Should be a simple problem but im stuck

  1. Sep 13, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A metric ton is 1 times 10 to the 3rd power
    how many 86kg ppl can safely occupy an elevator that can hold a maximum mass of exactly one metric ton? answer in units of ppl

    3. The attempt at a solution

    i divided 1000kg by 86kg to get 11.627 people

    when i enter that as my answer it is wrong

    any help?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 13, 2007 #2
    nevermind i am a moron... u cant have .627 of a person..... wow sorry guys
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