a fruit company delivers its fruit in two types of boxes: large and small. A delivery of 3 large boxes and 5 small boxes has a total weight of 133 kilograms. A delivery of 12 large boxes and 2 small boxes has a total weight of 253 kilograms. how much does each type of box wieght?

Guest Feb 13, 2021

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DO you know how to solve simutaneous equations in two variables via substitution or elimination?

3L + 5S =133

12L + 2S = 253 Multiply top equation by -4 then add it to the second equation ....this will allow you to solve for S

use this value of S in oneof the equations to solve for L

Guest Feb 13, 2021