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Anonymous asked in Home & GardenGarden & Landscape · 2 months ago

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?

2 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    He bought half a gram of pot and smoked it.

  • Anonymous
    2 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.

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