MATH SOLVE

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# A delivery person uses a service elevator to bring boxes of books up to an office. The delivery person weighs 190 lb and each box of books weighs 60 lb. The maximum capacity of the elevator is 1740 lb. How many boxes of books can the delivery person bring up at one time?

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Answer:25 boxes.Step-by-step explanation:We have the inequality:190 + 60x ≤ 1740 where x = the number of boxes of books.60x ≤ 1740 - 19060x ≤ 1550x ≤ 25.83.