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## in a box full of oranges, apples, and pears in a ratio 2:5:6. What is the total weight of the fruits in the box if it was known that there i

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in a box full of oranges, apples, and pears in a ratio 2:5:6. What is the total weight of the fruits in the box if it was known that there is 4.8 lbs of oranges in the box?

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Answer:31.2 lbs

Step-by-step explanation:Let 2x = weight of oranges

5x = weight of apples

6x = weight of pears

2x + 5x + 6x = total weight

2x = 4.8

x = 2.4

4.8 + 5(2.4) + 6(2.4) = 4.8 + 12 + 14.4

= 31.2 lbs