Hello, jaguirre1!

Suppose that one slice of Grandma's mincemeat pie has as many calories as six ounces of turkey and a candied yam.

Suppose that a candied yam has six calories more than four ounces of turkey.

Suppose that a slice of mincemeat pie and nine ounces of turkey has 994 calories.

How many calories would then be in one candied yam?

Let: .

We are told: .

We have this system of equations: .

Solve the system.