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Peter Mabel sold a total of 400 Oatmeal ($1.50) and Wheat ($2) breads during the Labor Day weekend. How many of each did Pete sell if total sales were $700?

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    If he sold x oatmeal, then he sold 400-x wheat.

    1.5x + 2(400-x) = 700
    x = 200

    sure enough, 1.5(200) + 2(200) = 700

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