Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 8:22am.

an averaga-sided female spider and a large spider can lay a total of 2100 eggs at one time. the large spider lays 20 times the number of eggs as the average sized spider. how many eggs does the average side spider lay?

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**Lee**, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 10:13am
As+Ls=2100

Ls=large spider as=average sized spider

Ls=20As

so

as+20as=2100

21as=2100

as=100

The average sized spider lays 100 eggs at one time

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**anonymus**, Friday, December 2, 2011 at 8:17am
let the no. of eggs laid by average side spider=x

given, 20x= 2100

divide both sides by 20

20x/20 = 2100/20

x =105

. .

. the no. of eggs laid by an average side spider = 105 eggs

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