A Algebra story problem, to do with Halloween


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Posted by dieman421@aol.com (64.12.96.47) on October 31, 2002 at 15:54:57:

1. Eric's farm picked a total of 390 pumpkins. Eric seperated the pumpkins into small and large. He sold the small pumpkins for $3. The large ones for $7. He sold all of the pumpkins for total sales of $1,970. How many small and large pumpkins did Eric originally pick??

2. How many pounds of candy selling for $2.24 a pound should be added to six pounds of candy selling for $3.50 a pound to create a blend, which will sell for 3.08 a pound??

3. Cameron bought eleven bags of candy at the store for a total price of $28.87. He bought some bags of candy that cost $3.81 each and the rest cost 2.18 each. How many bags of the $3.81 candy did Cameron buy?


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