See a solution process below:
First, lets call:
Then we can write these two equations from the information in the problem:
Equation 1:
Equation 2:
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 sold
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?
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