# Need help understanding this Math word problem

Oct 19th, 2015
Anonymous
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Engineering
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Help me understand this mathematics problem: there are two boxes of oranges, box a and b. box a weighs 10 pounds less than box b. when 2.5 pounds of oranges are sold from box b, box a was 3/4 of the weight of box b. How many pounds does box b weigh initially?

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