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Portobello mushrooms sell for $6.60/kg and oyster mushrooms sell for $11.00/kg. Find the mass of each type of mushroom in 1-kg bags selling for $8.36.

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x = kg of portobello mushrooms sold

y = kg of oyster mushrooms sold

x + y = 1

6.60x + 11.00y = 8.36


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x = 0.6 kg or 600 gr

y = 0.4 kg or 400 gr

600 grams of portobello mushrooms and 400 grams of oyster mushrooms were sold for $8.36 in a 1-kg bag.