The ratio of the amount of turkey to the amount of chicken at the grocery store was 8:3 in the morning. By the end of the day, 14 pounds of turkey had been sold. The ratio of the amount of turkey to the amount of chicken was now 3:2.

a. How many pounds of turkey did the grocery store have in the morning?

b. How many pounds of chicken did the grocery store have in the morning?

Foaltohors May 14, 2021

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8/11 x = t 3/11 x = c

(8/11 x - 14) = 3/5 (x-14)

(40-33)/55 x = 14 - 3/5 ( 14)

7/55 x = 28/5

x = 44 pounds initially 8/11 (44 ) = turkey = 32 pounds initially 3/11 (42) = chicken = 12 pounds

ElectricPavlov May 14, 2021