Posted by Taylor on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:58pm.
A Man and 6 boxes weigh 300 lbs. If the man weighs 228 lbs., how much does each box weigh?

Math  Loui, Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7:01pm
300228 = 72
72/6 = 12
12 pounds each.

Math  drwls, Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7:02pm
Well, obviously 72 lb must be boxes. I hope you see why.
Divide that by 6, assuming the boxes are of identical weight.
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