See a solution process below:
First, lets call:
Then we can write these two equations from the information in the problem:
Step 1) Solve the first equation for
Step 2) Substitute
Because the problem only asks for the number of pounds of peaches we do not need to go any further.
Mo's farm stand sold a total of 165 pounds of apples and peaches. She sold apples for $1.75 per pound and peaches for $2.50 per pound. If she made $337.50, how many pounds of peaches did she sell?
Apples sell for $1.29 a pound, and there is an average of 3 apples per pound. About how many apples would you expect to get for $5.00?First, you need to divide $1.29 by 3. Did you get $.43? That's the amount that one apple costs. Now -- divide $5.00 by .43. That answer will tell you about how many apples you can buy for $5.00.
4240 concert tickets sold for two concerts if concertA sold twice as many as concertB how many did concertA sell
Design a program that accepts candy name, price per pound, and number of pounds sold
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If cashews cost $5.00 per pound and peanuts cost $1.50 per pound how do I write the formula to determine how many pound of cashews to mix with 30 pound of peanuts so that the mix will sell for $3.00 per pound.
How many pounds of walnuts which cost $4 per pound must be mixed with 25 pounds of almonds which cost $7.50 per pound to make a mixture which will cost $6.50 per pound?
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Mrs. Jones bought 3 1/2 pounds of ajita meat at $2.50 per pound, 1 3/4 pounds of pinto beans and a package of tortillas for $2.23. She gave the cashier 20.00. What other information is needed to find the correct change Mrs.Jones will receive?