Skilled2021-02-01Added 83 answers
Let p be the number of pumpkins and ss be the number of squash they sold.
Since they sell each pumpkin for $5, they will earn 5p dollars selling pp pumpkins. Since they sell each squash for $3, they will earn 3s dollars selling ss squash. The total amount they will earn is then
If they sold 6 more squash than pumpkins, then the number of squash they sold, s, is 6 more than the number of pumpkins they sold, p. This gives the equation
You then have the system
The vegetable stand then sold