# SOLUTION: Don runs a charity fruit sale, selling boxes of oranges for \$11 and boxes of grapefruit for \$10. If he sold a total of 762 boxes and took in \$8125 in all, then how many boxes of o

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 Question 83243: Don runs a charity fruit sale, selling boxes of oranges for \$11 and boxes of grapefruit for \$10. If he sold a total of 762 boxes and took in \$8125 in all, then how many boxes of oranges did he sell?Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Don runs a charity fruit sale, selling boxes of oranges for \$11 and boxes of grapefruit for \$10. If he sold a total of 762 boxes and took in \$8125 in all, then how many boxes of oranges did he sell? # of Boxes of Oranges = x # of Boxes of Grapefruit = y x + y = 762 or x = 762 - y Plug: 11x + 10y = 8125 11(762 - y) + 10y = 8125 8382 - 11y + 10y = 8125 257 = y x = 762 - y = 762 - 257 = 505 257 boxes of grapefruit 505 boxes of oranges