# Answer to Question #21998 in Algebra for Adrian

Question #21998

One box can hold 5 1/2 lbs of nuts and 3 lb 6oz of bolts. What is the total weight for one box?

Expert's answer

Since 1lbs=16oz, then 1/2lbs=8oz.

It means that the total weight for one box

5lbs8oz+3lbs6oz=8lbs14oz.

Answer. 8lbs14oz.

It means that the total weight for one box

5lbs8oz+3lbs6oz=8lbs14oz.

Answer. 8lbs14oz.

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