For 6 kg of marmalade they paid as much as for 3.5 kg of chocolates. What is the price of each type of sweets if 1 kg of marmalade is cheaper than 1 kg of chocolates by 250 dollars?

Koronicaqn 2022-09-14 Answered
For 6 kg of marmalade they paid as much as for 3.5 kg of chocolates. What is the price of each type of sweets if 1 kg of marmalade is cheaper than 1 kg of chocolates by 250 dollars?
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Grace Moses
Answered 2022-09-15 Author has 13 answers
x (dol) 1 kg marmalade
(x + 250) dol - 1 kg of chocolates
the equation :
6x = 3.5 ( x + 250 )
6x = 3.5x + 875
6x - 3.5x = 875
2.5x = 875
x = 350 ( dol ) 1 kg marmalade
350 + 250 = 600 ( dol ) 1 kg of chocolates

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