Q.)Mrs. Sonia buys 249.00 worth of candies for the children of a school. For each girl she gets a strawberry flavoured candy priced at 3.30 per candy; each boy receives a chocolate flavoured candy priced at 2.90 per candy. How many candies of each type did she buy?
(a) 21, 57
(b) 57, 21
(c) 37, 51
(d) 27, 51
Let the number of strawberry flavoured candy = X
and the number of chocolate flavoured candy = Y
3.3X+2.9Y = 249
Here , only the option(b) satisfies the equation.
Hence , X=57 , Y=21 Ans.