The fruit basket

The fruit basket is five times heavier than the empty basket. Filled is 20kg heavier than empty. Determine the weight of the fruit in the basket.

Result

o =  20 kg

Solution:

k+o=5k k+o=20+k  o=20=20  kg k+o = 5k \ \\ k+o = 20 + k \ \\ \ \\ o = 20 = 20 \ \text { kg }







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