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a basket of with 12 apples has a mass of 3105 grams. the same basket with 7 apples has a mass of 1,980 grams. each apple has the same mass. what is the mass of the basket?

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    each apple has a mass of (3105-1980)/5
    figure that out, then
    mass=number*eachapplemass + basket
    so let the number of apples 7
    then
    1980=7*eachapplemass+basket.
    solve for basket

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