A small airplane can carry less than 1,050 pounds of luggage and mail. The mail for the day weighs 490 pounds. If each passenger brings 70 pounds of luggage, what is the greatest possible number of passengers that can be taken? A. 9 passengers B. 15 passengers C. 8 passengers D. 7 passengers
so it can carry 1050 pounds subtract 490 because that is the mail 1050-490=560=8*70
so the solution is C
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