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Two boxes X and Y contained sugar.

Box Y had 4.8 kg of sugar less than box X.

If 0.5 kg of sugar were to be transferred from box X to box Y, then box Y would contain `1/5` of the amount of sugar in box X.

Find,

(a) the amount of sugar in box X.

(b) the amount of sugar in box Y.

 

Notes to student:

  1. If the question above has parts, (e.g. (a) and (b)), given that the answer for part (a) is 10 and the answer for part (b) is 12, give your answer as:10,12
  2. Give your answers to part (a) and (b) as decimals rounded off to 2 decimal places.

 

 



The correct answer is : 5.25,0.45
(a)_____kg,(b)_____kg