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a) Standard bricks have dimensions 21.5cm by 10.3cm by 6.5cm, correct to 1 decimal place.

A house is built using 4663 standard bricks.

Joslin says

a) Standard bricks have dimensions 21.5cm by 10.3cm by 6.5cm, correct to 1 decimal place.

A house is built using 4663 standard bricks.

Joslin says

**"Placed end to end, the bricks from the house would definitely reach over 1km."**

Show that Joslin’s statement is correct.

**[4 marks]**

b) A standard brick should weigh 2.8kg, correct to 1 decimal place.

A truck can carry a maximum load of 20 tonnes.

i) Calculate the maximum number of standard bricks that the truck should be able to carry.

**[3 marks]**

ii) Explain why your answer to (b)(i) may not be possible to achieve.

**[1 mark]**