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anonymous
 one year ago
During its first week of business, a market sold a total of 108 apples and oranges. The second
week, five times the number of apples and three times the number of oranges were sold. A total
of 452 apples and oranges were sold during the second week. Determine how many apples and
how many oranges were sold the first
week.
anonymous
 one year ago
During its first week of business, a market sold a total of 108 apples and oranges. The second week, five times the number of apples and three times the number of oranges were sold. A total of 452 apples and oranges were sold during the second week. Determine how many apples and how many oranges were sold the first week.

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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So you can start by making two equations. We will let A represent the number of apples and R represent the number of oranges. The first week we had a total of 108 apples and oranges sell so the first equation can look like: A+R=108 The second week we had five times the apples and three times the oranges for a total of 452 so our equation can look like this: 5A+3R= 452 To solve we can rearrange the first equation to A=108R and put that into the second equation so: 5(108R)+3R=452 5405R+3R=452 2R=88 R=44 We can then put the number of oranges into the first equation to determine the number of apples: A+R=108 A+44=108 A=64
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