A fruit company delivers its fruit in two types of boxes: large and small. A delivery of 5 large boxes and 6 small boxes has a total weight of 187 kilograms. A delivery of 3 large boxes and 2 small boxes has a total weight of 87 kilograms. How much does each type of box weigh?
You could say that one large box is x and one small box is y.
You could first solve for x (large box)
Find the LCM of 6 and 2 (6)
74/4=18.5(for large box)
Now for the small box.
Find the LCM of 3 and 5 (15)
(all answers are in kg)