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Steve works at an apple orchard and is paid by the bushel for the apples he harvests

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Steve works at an apple orchard and is paid by the bushel for the apples he harvests each day. For the first 42 bushels Steve harvests each day, he is paid y dollars per bushel. For each additional bushel over 42, he is paid 1.5y. How many bushels of apples did Steve harvest yesterday? 

(1) Yesterday, Steve was paid $180 for the apples that he harvested. 
(2) Today, Steve was paid $240, and he harvested 10 more bushels of apples than he harvested yesterday. 

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teacher.rkvimal
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Answer is E.
The Questions cannot be answered even by using the two statements together as we do not know the value of y.
answered Oct 2, 2014 by Associate (163 points)
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