A store is having a sale on jelly beans and almonds. For 2 pounds of jellybeans and 6 pounds of almonds the total cost is $12. For 5 pounds of jellybeans and 3 pounds of almonds the total cost is $15. Find the cost for each pound of jellybeans in each pound of find the cost for each pound of jellybeans in each pound of almonds

Guest Mar 12, 2020

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2 j + 6a = 12

5j + 3a = 15 Multiply by -2

-10j - 6a = -30 add to first equation

-8j = -18 solve for j then use this value of ' j' to calculate 'a ' with one of the equations....

ElectricPavlov Mar 12, 2020