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When 2 dozen cans of food are placed in a bucket, the mass is 4560 g. When 18 cans of food are placed in the same bucket, the mass is 3480 g. Find the mass of the bucket?

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    X = wt. of each can 0f food,
    Y = WT. OF each bucket,

    24X + Y = 4560
    18X + Y = 3480
    Solve by elimination(subtract),
    6X = 1080,
    X = 180
    Substitute 180 for X in 1st Eq:
    24 * 180 + Y = 4560,
    4320 + Y = 4560,
    Y = 4560 - 4320 = 240 Grams.

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    240 Grams

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    240g

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