MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Which equation can best represent the following situation? Maria wants to buy apples and pears at the store. Let x = number of apples and y = the number of pears. Apples are $4 a pound and pears are $2 a pound. She has a total of $20 to spend. A. 2y = 4x + 20 B. 2x + 4y = 20 C. 4y = 2x + 20 D. 4x + 2y = 20

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The answer is B. This is because her total number of spending must equal 20 and is dependent on how many apples and pears she buys.Hope this helps!