Addition and subtraction of weights

__Addition
and subtraction of weights.__

**EXAMPLE 1**

**1.** **Add** 4 kg 530 g and 3 kg 698 g.

**Answer:** 8 kg 228 g

**2. ****Subtract** 23 kg 345 g from 55 kg 207 g

**Answer:** 31 kg 862 g

**EXAMPLE 2**

Kavitha bought 3 kg 435 g of apples, 1 kg 350 g of oranges and 2 kg 355 g of mangoes. What is the total weight of the fruits that she bought?

**Solution:**

Weight of apples = 3 kg
435 g

Weight of oranges = 1 kg 350 g

Weight of mangoes = 2 kg 355 g

Total
weight = 7 kg 140 g

**EXAMPLE 3 **

A box full of bottles weighs 12 kg 248 g. The weight of empty box is 2 kg 290 g. What is the weight of the bottles in the box?

**Solution:**

Weight of the box full of bottles = 12 kg 248 g

Weight of the empty box = 2 kg 290 g

Weight of the bottles in the box is **9** **kg 958** **g**.

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