Technician paid=$24/day

Packers=$20/day

total workers =540

total wage bill/day=$12000

Number of technicians and packers ?

How to solve this ?

Solution

x+y=540

x=540-y

24x+20y=12000 ..... eq 1

put x=540-y in eq 1

12960-24y+20y=12000

y=240 i.e packers=240 and technicians=540-240=300