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?

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**Loui**, Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 7:01pm
300-228 = 72

72/6 = 12

12 pounds each.

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**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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