Jerry’s strips of dry meat joint sells of these two types of dry meat. he sells twice as many bags of dried beef as he does bags of dried t

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Jerry’s strips of dry meat joint sells of these two types of dry meat. he sells twice as many bags of dried beef as he does bags of dried turkey . His profit from the dryed beef is a 1.50 per bag while his profit for dryed turkey is a $2 per bag how many bags of each must he sell to profit for $ 500. please help

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    2021-09-10T18:10:35+00:00

    Assume Jerry sells x bags of dried turkey, and 2x bags of dried beef. He profits ($2)x on dried turkey, and ($1.5)(2x) on the dried beef. Therefore, his total profit is 2x + 3x = 5x. Since this is equivalent to $500, we can solve
    5x = 500
    x = 100
    Therefore, Jerry must sell 100 bags of dried turkey and 200 bags of dried beef.

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