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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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    335 acres of corn
    85 acres of pumpkins

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    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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