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# In Sam's hanger there are 23 boxes, 16 out of the boxes are filled

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In Sam's hanger there are 23 boxes, 16 out of the boxes are filled with toys and the rest are filled with electrical appliances. 8 boxes are for sale, 5 of them are filled with toys. How many boxes with electrical appliances are in Sam's hanger that is not for sale?

A. 1.
B. 2.
C. 3.
D. 4.
E. 5.

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19 Jun 2016, 23:45
Bunuel wrote:
In Sam's hanger there are 23 boxes, 16 out of the boxes are filled with toys and the rest are filled with electrical appliances. 8 boxes are for sale, 5 of them are filled
with toys. How many boxes with electrical appliances are in Sam's hanger that is not for sale?

A. 1.
B. 2.
C. 3.
D. 4.
E. 5.

Total boxes = 23
Filled with toys = 16
Filled with appliance = 7

Total boxes for sale = 8
Toy boxes for sale = 5
Appliance boxes for sale = 3

Appliance boxes not for sale = 7 - 3 = 4

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20 Jun 2016, 01:45
total number boxes Sam has 23
no of boxes filled with toys = 16
no of boxes filled with electrical appliances = 23-16=7
for sale = 8
filled with toys = 5
filled with electrical appliances = 8-5=3
boxes with electrical appliances that are not for sale = 7-3=4
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