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The merchant

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A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping.
In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes.
If there are more large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?

4 cartons with small boxes (4 cartons x 10 small boxes = 40 boxes)
7 cartons with large boxes (7 cartons * 8 large boxes = 56 boxes)

11 cartons total.


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