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A big box can hold 12 marbles.
A small box can hold 6 marbles.
84 marbles are to be placed into 10 boxes. How many big boxes are there?
How many small boxes are there?

 Apr 16, 2021

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  12 b    = big box marbles

   6(10-b) = small box marbles         summed = 84

 

12b      +     6(10-b)      = 84

b = big boxes = 4        then little boxes = 10-4 = 6 little boxes

 Apr 16, 2021
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  12 b    = big box marbles

   6(10-b) = small box marbles         summed = 84

 

12b      +     6(10-b)      = 84

b = big boxes = 4        then little boxes = 10-4 = 6 little boxes

ElectricPavlov Apr 16, 2021

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