Bakery and flour

The bakery tray for flour was filled to 3/4 volume. After removing 875 kg of flour, it was filled to only 2/5 of the volume. How many tons of flour is in the full tray?

Correct answer:

x =  2500 t

Step-by-step explanation:

3/4 • x - 875 = 2/5 •x

7x = 17500

x = 2500

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