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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 of125 kilograms. A delivery of 9 large boxes and 7 small boxes has a total weight of 265 kilograms. How much does each type of box weigh?

 Sep 23, 2019
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Try setting variables for large and small boxes

 

Let large boxes be X

 

and small boxes be Y

 

3x + 5y = 125

 

9x + 7y = 265

 

Then solve

 Sep 23, 2019

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