**There were some sweets in Boxes X, Y and Z. Box X contained 20% of the total number of sweets in Boxes X, Y and Z. The ratio of the number of sweets in Box Y to the total number of sweets in Boxes X and Z is 2:1. If there are 24 more sweets in Box Y than Box Z, find the total number of sweets in Boxes X, Y and Z.Solution**

Box X --> 20% of total sweets

= 20/100

= 1/5 --> (3/15) of total sweets

Box Y --> 2 units

Box X + Z --> 1 unit

(Total 3 units)

Box Y --> (2 units)/(3 units)

= 2/3 --> (10/15) of total sweets

Z --> 2 units

Y - Z --> 24 sweets

10 units - 2 units --> 24 sweets

8 units --> 24 sweets

1 unit --> 24 sweets divided by 8 = 3 sweets

15 units --> 15 x 3 sweets = 45 sweets

**Answer: 45 sweets**

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