# Math 10

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cashew nuts sell for \$21.00/kg. Brazil nuts sell for \$15.00/k. A distributor sold a total of 120 kg of nuts and Brazil nuts for \$2244. What mass of each type of nut was sold?

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c + b =120
21c +1

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c + b =120
21c +15b = 2244

c = 120-b

21(120-b ) + 15b = 2244

2520 -21b + 15b = 2244

2520 -6b = 2244

2520-2520 -6b = 2244-2520

-6b = -276

b = 46

c = 120 -46

c = 74
Cashew nuts = 74kg
Brazil nuts = 46kg

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Thanks!

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