Timonthy J.

# A local fish market is selling fish and lobsters by the pound. The fish, f, costs $6.50 a pound, while the lobster, l, costs$9.50 a pound. The fish market sells 20.5 pounds and makes \$155.75.

How many pounds of fish and pounds of lobster did the market sell?

Enter a system of equations to represent the situation, then solve the system.

## 3 Answers By Expert Tutors

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Raymond B.

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I&apos;ll blame it on my calculator. Plus not paying attention to the natural suspicion it&apos;s wrong if it doesn&apos;t come out more even. They set up these problems to mostly come out even. Otherwise the answer does look a little "fishy" especially in a fish and lobster problem
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02/11/21

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