A box contains cubes and 5-sided pyramids with a total of 17 items and 95 sides,  How many cubes are in the box?
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c+p=17     eq*6

6c+6p=102..........................eq1

6c+5p=95.............................eq2

eq1-eq2

p=7    pyramids

c=10   cubes

 

answered Aug 16, 2012 by soudhamini Level 5 User (14,740 points)
How did you get 7 pyramids and 10 cubes?
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