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Maple Syrup Worth $6.00 a liter and corn syrup worth $0.80 a liter are used to make a mixture worth $2.36 a liter. How many liters of each kind of syrup are needed to make 50 liters of the mixture?

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x = litres of Maple Syrup worth $6.00

y = litres of Corn Syrup worth $0.80

x + y = 50

6x + 0.80y = 2.36*50


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x = 15 l

y = 35 l

15 litres of maple syrup and 35 litres of corn syrup are needed to make the mixture.

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