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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
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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
She bought y large boxes, and since each large box holds 12 eggs, then she bought a total of y * 12, or
She therefore bought a total of
eggs, which can also be expressed as:
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