# SOLUTION: Maple syrup worth \$6.00 a gallon and corn syrup worth .80 cents a gallon are used to make a mixture worth \$2.36 a gallon. How many gallons of each kind of syrup are need to make 50

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 Question 316205: Maple syrup worth \$6.00 a gallon and corn syrup worth .80 cents a gallon are used to make a mixture worth \$2.36 a gallon. How many gallons of each kind of syrup are need to make 50 gallons of the mixture?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let M be the gallons of maple, C gallons of corn. 1. 2. Multiply eq. 1 by (-6) and add to eq. 2, Then from eq. 1, 15 gallons of maple and 35 gallons of corn syrup.