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    more help on proportions

    a merchant buys b boxes of tea at a total cost of $c. all the boxes are emptied and use to exactly fill x packets of tea each having a weight of w grams



    1 how much tea in kilograms does the merchant buys
    2 whats is the weight in kilograms of tes in each of the original boxes
    3 how much has the tea in each packet cost the merchant



    note 1kilogram=1000grams
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjallim View Post
    a merchant buys b boxes of tea at a total cost of $c. all the boxes are emptied and use to exactly fill x packets of tea each having a weight of w grams



    1 how much tea in kilograms does the merchant buys
    2 whats is the weight in kilograms of tes in each of the original boxes
    3 how much has the tea in each packet cost the merchant



    note 1kilogram=1000grams
    How can you calculate specific values when it's not given any value of b,c,x and w?

    General formula can be shown but you are asking for exact values.
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    Can I Atleast Get The General Formula
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjallim View Post
    Can I Atleast Get The General Formula
    Ok.

    1) x*w = total grams (total kilograms = total grams/1000)
    2) (x*w)/b = total grams per box (total kilograms = total grams/1000)
    3) x/c = total cost of one tea packet
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