Mathematics
Berenice61
2016-04-11 15:38:21
An employment agency specializing in temporary construction help pays heavy equipment operators $ 134 per day and general laborers $ 92 per day. If thirty-eight people were hired and the payroll was $ 4756 , how many heavy equipment operators were​ employed? How many​ laborers?
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ShahilKZ
2016-04-11 15:51:27

x=heavy equipmenty= general laborx+y=38x=38-y134x + 92y=4756134(38-y)+92y =47565092-134y+92y=4756-42y = -336y = -336/-42 = 8x=38-8=30check 30*134 =40208*92 = 7364020+736 = 4756  8 general laborers30 heavy equipment operators

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