Posted by **Ashley** on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 1:43pm.

4. Translate the problem into a pair of linear equations in two vaiables. Solve the equations using either elimination or substitution. State your answer for the specified variable.

Don runs a charity fruit sale, selling boxes of oranges for $11 and boxes of grapefruit for $10. If he sold a total of 762 boxes and took in $8125 in all, then how many boxes of oranges did he sell?

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