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How many boxes did the wholesaler send?

how many boxes did the wholesaler dispatch

If you like mathematical brain teasers you will like today’s challenge.  See how quick you can work it out.

A wholesaler sends boxes of goods out to his customers.  He can ship 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes in a shipping carton.  To satisfy 1 order he sent out a total of 96 boxes.  If there are more large boxes than small boxes how many shipping cartons did he dispatch.



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