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Homework Help: Math Help plz!!! Really need help.

Posted by Jolley on Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 8:25pm.

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Peanut-Pecan Problem

Peanuts sell at $5/kg and pecans sell at $20/kg. Marika wants to make 30kg of a mixture of peanuts and pecans that will s ell at $10/kg/ How many kilograms of peanuts and pecans should she use?

Help plz. Plz explain how you got the answer.

Let x = kg peanuts
y = kg pecans
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equation 1. x + y = 30
equation 2. $5x + $20y =$10*30
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Solve the two equations for x and y. Post your work if you get stuck and need further assistance.

I dont get it why did you need help for that easy pesey problem?

evryone is at different stages, what is easy for you is new to others

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