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The Micky Mac apple plantation has a very large orchard of apple trees. They have Macintosh apple trees, which yield an average of pounds per acre, and Jonathan apple trees, which yield an average of pounds per acre. The Micky Mac plantation has acres of Macintosh apple trees and acres of Jonathan apple trees. Homework Help ✎

  1. Last year, the Micky Mac plantation yielded a total of pounds of apples. Write an equation that relates and to the total yield.

    How many pounds of Macintosh apples can be produced in acres?
    How many pounds of Jonathan apples can be produced in acres?
    How does this relate to lbs in the problem?

  2. Macintosh apples sell for $ per metric ton and Jonathan apples sell for $ per metric ton. If the plantation produces apples worth $ then write an equation relating and . Note: One metric ton equals approximately pounds.

    If an orchard of Macintosh apples yields lbs of apples an acre, how many tons is it?
    If an orchard of Jonathan apples yields lbs of apples an acre, how many tons is it?
    Remember .

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