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# A shopkeeper sells mangoes in two types of boxes, one small and one large. A large box contains as many mangoes as $$8$$ small boxes plus $$4$$ loose mangoes If a large box has $$100$$ mangoes, find the number of mangoes, a small box has

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## Let us consider the problem:small box contains $$x$$ number of mangoes.Let us the Given in the problem is Number of mangoesin large box is $$8$$ times mangoes in small box plus $$4$$There fore,$$= 8x + 4$$ Number of mangoes in large box is $$100$$. $$\to$$ Given hence the answer is $$8x + 4 = 100$$$$x=12$$Mathematics

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