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    Given that there are 'x' boxes and the balls are arranged in such a way that no ball is left. If the number of boxes is reduced by 3 and if 12 balls are arranged in them, then 5 balls are left behind, what is the original number of boxes 'x'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluffmaster.roy.007 View Post
    Given that there are 'x' boxes and the balls are arranged in such a way that no ball is left. If the number of boxes is reduced by 3 and if 12 balls are arranged in them, then 5 balls are left behind, what is the original number of boxes 'x'?
    dose each box contains the same number of balls ??
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