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leahbennett
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A delivery truck is transporting boxes of two sizes: large and small. The large boxes weigh 50 pounds each, and the small boxes weigh 20 pounds each. There are 120 boxes in all. If the truck is carrying a total of 4050 pounds in boxes, how many of each type of box is it carrying?

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nana8

So this is how we are going to solve for the given problem above. Given that x = number of large boxes and 120-x = number of small boxes. So here is the solution: 50x + (120-x)20 = 4050 50x + 2400 - 20x = 4050 30x + 2400 = 4050 30x = 4050 - 2400 30x = 1650 <

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