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anonymous
 one year ago
Peanuts sell for $2.50 per pound and dried fruit sells for $8.50 per pound. Lisa bought some peanuts and some dried fruit. The total weight was 3.0 pounds and the cost was $16.50. Let P represent the number of pounds of peanuts. Which equation represents the situation described?
A. 8.5 + 2.5(3P) = 16.50
B. 8.5p + 3(2.5  P) = 16.50
C. 3p + 16.50(P  2.5)=8.50
D. 2.5p + 8.5(3  P) = 16.50
anonymous
 one year ago
Peanuts sell for $2.50 per pound and dried fruit sells for $8.50 per pound. Lisa bought some peanuts and some dried fruit. The total weight was 3.0 pounds and the cost was $16.50. Let P represent the number of pounds of peanuts. Which equation represents the situation described? A. 8.5 + 2.5(3P) = 16.50 B. 8.5p + 3(2.5  P) = 16.50 C. 3p + 16.50(P  2.5)=8.50 D. 2.5p + 8.5(3  P) = 16.50

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zpupster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0same deal except they are solving by substitution this time P is the peanuts p is dried fruit we know P+p = 3 ok

zpupster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02.50P + 8.50p = 16.50 cost of item x pounds of items ok
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