The mass of a basket containing 3 balls was 3.64Kg. The mass of same basket and 5 balls is 5.26Kg.find the mass of the empty basket in Kilograms
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If B is the mass of the basket and b the mass of a ball, B+3b=3.64 and B+5b=5.26. So if we subtract one equation from the other we get 2b=1.62kg, making b=0.81kg. Therefore B=3.64-2.43=5.26-4.05=1.21kg.

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