Posted by **yukary** on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 10:34pm.

how to write this equation $45.00 is the total amount of money that i have to split. i need to buy meat one coast is 1.80 a pound and the other 1.00 per poung how can i write this equation to get the answer?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, September 6, 2010 at 11:19am
It would help if you would proofread your question before posting it.

Are you spending all of your $45? If so,

Let x stand for meat at $1.80/lb. and y for $1.00lb.

x = 1.8y

1.8x + y = 45

Substitute 1.8y for x in the second equation and solve for x. Use x value in first equation to solve for y. Check by putting both values in the second equation.

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