Maysanne B.

asked • 07/14/17

Need help solving a word problem (see description for problem)

Rachel has a job transporting soft drinks by truck. Her truck is filled with cans that weigh
14
ounces each and bottles that weigh
70
ounces each. There is a combined total of
860
cans and bottles in her truck.
Let
x
be the number of
14
-ounce cans in her truck. Write an expression for the combined total weight (in ounces) of the cans and bottles in her truck. 

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