anonymous
  • anonymous
A dealer wishes to produce 300 gallons of oil worth 40 cents a quart. He has oil worth 36 cents a quart and oil worth 52 cants a quart. How many quarts of each should he mix?
Mathematics
jamiebookeater
  • jamiebookeater
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this
and thousands of other questions

anonymous
  • anonymous
First of all 300 gallons = 1200 quarts. x + y = 1200 .36x + .52y = .40(1200) x + y = 1200 36x + 52y = 40(1200) -36x - 36y = -43200 36x + 52y = 48000 16y = 4800 y = 300 x = 900 So 900 quarts of the 36 cent 300 quarts of the 52 cent

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.