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A Box of 150 packets consists of 1kg and 2kg packets.Total weigth of the box is 264kg.How many 2kg packets are there?

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A Box of 150 packets consists of 1kg and 2kg packets.Total weigth of the box is 264kg.How many 2kg packets are there?
posted Jan 14, 2016 by Ananya Saha

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Let's 1 kg packets=x
Then 2 kg packets=150-x
(x*1)+(150-x)*2=264
x=36
so 1 kg packets=36 nos
& 2 kg packets=150-36=114 nos
Ans: 2 kg packets are 114 nos.

answer Jan 14, 2016 by Jaikumar Bhatia
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2x+y=264 (where x and y are no. of packets of 2kg and 1kg repectively)
x+y=150
therefore x=114 any y=36
so, there are 114 packets of 2Kg.

answer Jan 15, 2016 by Nivesh Krishna



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