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# Hamid has three boxes of different fruits. Box A weights 212 kg more than Box B and Box C weights 1014 kg more than Box B. The total weight of the boxes is 4834. How many kgs does Box A weights?

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1512 kg
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1412 kg
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1312 kg
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none of these
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Solution

## The correct option is B 1412 kgLet weight of B=x⇒ Weight of A=x+212 =x+52⇒ Weight of C=x+1014 =x+414Total weight of bottles is 4834=1954⇒x+x+x+52+414=1954⇒3x+41+104=1954⇒3x+514=1954⇒3x=1954−514⇒3x=1444⇒3x=36⇒x=12∴ Weight of B=12 kgAnd weight of A=12+52=14.5 kg

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