Posted by **Jane** on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:28am.

A farmer grows only pumpkins and corn on her 420-acre farm. This year she wants to plant 250 more acres of corn than pumpkins. How many acres of each crop should the farmer plant?

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**Todd**, Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:34am
335 acres of corn

85 acres of pumpkins

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**Todd**, Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:43am
x+(x+250)=420

2x+250=420

x=85

85+250=335

Therefore,

335 acres of corn and 85 acres of pumpkins

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**buuuy**, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 2:28am
a total of 121 people came to the science fair this year.this number is 7 more than twice the number of people who came to last year's science fair

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