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Jim sold $7343.75worth of food. he sells hot dogs for $2.95 and steak for $9.95. if he sold a total of 985 items how many of each item did he sell?
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x = # of steak items sold
985-x = # of hot dog items sold
2.95(985-x) + 9.95x = 7343.75
Solve for x,
x = 634 steak items
985-x = 351 hot dog items
Answer: Jims sold 351 hot dog items and 634 steak idems.