MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Maria is ordering copy paper for her office. The office is low on white paper and on blue paper. She will pay $3.50 per realm of white paper and $3.75 per realm of blue paper. If the purchase order is for $36.00 and she ordered 10 realms of paper, how many realms of white paper will she receive

Accepted Solution

A:

You have:

x: the number of reams of white paper purchased

y:the number of reams of blue paper purchased

Then, you have the following system of equations:

x+y=10

3.50x+3.75y=36

When you solve the system shown above, you obtain:

x=6

y=4

The answer is: 6 reams of white paper

x: the number of reams of white paper purchased

y:the number of reams of blue paper purchased

Then, you have the following system of equations:

x+y=10

3.50x+3.75y=36

When you solve the system shown above, you obtain:

x=6

y=4

The answer is: 6 reams of white paper