A paper company needs to ship paper to a large printing business. The paper will be shipped in small boxes and large boxes. The volume of ea

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A paper company needs to ship paper to a large printing business. The paper will be shipped in small boxes and large boxes. The volume of each small box is 10 cubic feet and the volume of each large box is 18 cubic feet. There were twice as many small boxes shipped as large boxes shipped and the total volume of all boxes was 190 cubic feet. Write a system of equations that could be used to determine the number of small boxes shipped and the number of large boxes shipped. Define the variables that you use to write the system.

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Eden 22 mins 2021-11-25T23:56:19+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-11-25T23:57:25+00:00

    Let S= the number of small boxes shipped

    Let L=the number of large boxes shipped

    System of equations:

    S+L=24

    9S+24L=441

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    2021-11-25T23:58:13+00:00

    Answer:

    s = the number of small boxes shipped

    l = the number of large boxes shipped

    6s+12l=168

    s=2l

    Step-by-step explanation:

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