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Roses cost $2.50 each and lilies cost $1.75 each. Elias spent 22.50 for 12 flowers. How many of each type of flower did he buy?
- Brian McilweeLv 52 months ago
He bought half a gram of pot and smoked it.
- Anonymous2 months ago
The answer is 10 Lilies and 2 Roses
Let amount of flowers be L and R
Derive a formula for the cost (2.5 R + 1.75 L = 22.50)
And another for amount (R = 12-L)
substitute one into the other and solve.