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2. Five boys were assigned to help to carry some table in the classroom Each boy was given the same number of tables to carry. However, one boy was $\left|\mathrm{l}\right|$ and as a result, each of the remaining 4 boys had to extra 2 tables. How many table did they carry altogether?

Ankita Agarwal answered this

Dear Student,

$Leteachboyhavetocarry=xtables\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}So,\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}Accordingtoquestion\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x=4\left(x+2\right)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x=4x+8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x-4x=8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}So,totalnumberoftablesbe=5\times 8=\mathbf{40}\mathbf{}\mathit{t}\mathit{a}\mathit{b}\mathit{l}\mathit{e}\mathit{s}$

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$Leteachboyhavetocarry=xtables\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}So,\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}Accordingtoquestion\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x=4\left(x+2\right)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x=4x+8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}5x-4x=8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}So,totalnumberoftablesbe=5\times 8=\mathbf{40}\mathbf{}\mathit{t}\mathit{a}\mathit{b}\mathit{l}\mathit{e}\mathit{s}$

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