You know that:
- The total weight the farmer sold was 8.9 kilograms.
- 3/4 of this weight is apples, and the rest is pears.
Therefore, to calculate the amount of kilograms of pears she sold at the farmer's market (which you can call x), you need to apply the following proccedure.
Thefore, you obtain the following result:
x----> kilograms of apples
y----> kilograms of pears
we know that
----> equation A
Substitute the value of x in the equation A