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The rice in 3 boxes A, B and C have a total mass of 144 kg.

Box C has 22 kg of rice.

The total mass of rice in boxes B and C is a quarter of the mass of the rice in box A.

How much rice must be transferred from box A to box B and box C, so that all the three boxes have the same mass of rice?

(a) Amount of rice transferred from box A to box B: _____ kg

(b) Amount of rice transferred from box A to box C: _____ kg



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. Round off your answer to 2 decimal places.





The correct answer is : 41.2,26
(a)____kg, (b)_____kg