Still have math questions?

Ask our expert tutors
Algebra
Question

Jemima has three boxes whose total weight is \(51 ...

Jemima has three boxes whose total weight is \(51 \frac { 1 } { 5 }\) kg. Box B weighs \(5 \frac { 1 } { 2 } kg\) more than box A and box C weighs \(3 \frac { 1 } { 5 }\) more than box B. Choose the correct statement. 

1. Box A weighs \(17 \frac { 5 } { 6 } kg\) 

2. Box C weighs \(21 \frac { 1 } { 30 } kg\) 

3. Box A weighs \(42 \frac { 1 } { 2 } kg\) 

4. Box B weighs \(12 \frac { 1 } { 3 } kg\) 

Answer

Option "2" is correct

\(A = 12\frac{1}{3} \text{ kg} \\ \space \\B = 17\frac{5}{6}  \text{ kg} \\ \space \\C = 21 \frac{1}{30}  \text{ kg}\)

 

 

Solution
View full explanation on CameraMath App.