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# The weight of a box of chocolates is 2.2 pounds. After taking out 3/4 of the chocolates, the remaining chocolates and the box weigh 0.7 poun

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The weight of a box of chocolates is 2.2 pounds. After taking out 3/4 of the chocolates, the remaining chocolates and the box weigh 0.7 pounds. What is weight of the box and the weight of the chocolates before any chocolates were taken out?

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The weight of a box of chocolates is 2.2 pounds. After taking out 3/4 of the chocolates, the remaining chocolates and the box weigh 0.7 pounds. What is weight of the box and the weight of the chocolates before any chocolates were taken out?

B+C= 2.2

B+0.25C=0.7

subtract

0.75C=1.5

C=1.5/0.75 = 2 lbs

The chocs weigh 2 lbs and the box weighs  0.2lbs

Melody  Apr 24, 2015
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TitaniumRome  Apr 23, 2015
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The weight of a box of chocolates is 2.2 pounds. After taking out 3/4 of the chocolates, the remaining chocolates and the box weigh 0.7 pounds. What is weight of the box and the weight of the chocolates before any chocolates were taken out?

B+C= 2.2

B+0.25C=0.7

subtract

0.75C=1.5

C=1.5/0.75 = 2 lbs

The chocs weigh 2 lbs and the box weighs  0.2lbs

Melody  Apr 24, 2015