# SOLUTION: eggs are sold in boxes. A small box holds 6 eggs. A large box holds 12 eggs. Uzma buys x small boxes of eggs and Y large boxes of eggs. a)Write down an expression, in terms x a

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 Question 619705: eggs are sold in boxes. A small box holds 6 eggs. A large box holds 12 eggs. Uzma buys x small boxes of eggs and Y large boxes of eggs. a)Write down an expression, in terms x and y,for the total number of eggs that Uzma buys thank you i have been struggling with these sort of questions :)Answer by MathTherapy(1423)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!eggs are sold in boxes. A small box holds 6 eggs. A large box holds 12 eggs. Uzma buys x small boxes of eggs and Y large boxes of eggs. a)Write down an expression, in terms x and y,for the total number of eggs that Uzma buys thank you i have been struggling with these sort of questions :) The amount of eggs Uzma buys is calculated as the amount of boxes, times the amount of eggs in each box She bought x small boxes, and since each small box holds 6 eggs, then she bought a total of x * 6, or small eggs She bought y large boxes, and since each large box holds 12 eggs, then she bought a total of y * 12, or large eggs She therefore bought a total of eggs, which can also be expressed as: eggs Send comments and “thank-yous” to “D” at MathMadEzy@aol.com