Candy and boxes

We have some candy and empty boxes. When we put candies in boxes of ten, there will be 2 candies and 8 empty boxes left. When of eight, there will be 6 candies and 3 boxes left. How many candy and empty boxes left when we put candies in boxes of nine?

Correct answer:

x =  51
y =  11

Step-by-step explanation:

b(k8) 10=2 b(k3) 8=6  b10k=78 b8k=18  b=222 k=30  b(ky) 9=x 222(30y) 9=x x=9n+6 y=n+6 n>=2 9n+6<=222 n<=24 2<=n<=24 n=5 x=9 n+6=9 5+6=51
y=n+6=5+6=11



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