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    If 85a+12b+3c = 47355.87 and
    a+b+c = 2035.61 and
    a<b<c

    What are a,b and c?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stucorey View Post
    If 85a+12b+3c = 47355.87 and
    a+b+c = 2035.61 and
    a<b<c

    What are a,b and c?
    85a = 47355.87 - 12b-3c

    a =\frac{47355.87 - 12b-3c}{85}
    ......Put this in second equation

    \frac{47355.87 - 12b-3c}{85} + b+ c= 2035.61

    -Get b in terms of c

    -Now get a also in terms of c

    -Put any value of c and then get value of c and a according to third condition
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