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# Nutrition A glass of skim milk supplies $0.1 \mathrm{mg}$ of iron and $8.5 \mathrm{~g}$ of protein. A quarter pound of lean red meat provides $3.4 \mathrm{mg}$ of iron and $22 \mathrm{~g}$ of protein. If a person on a special diet is to have $7.15 \mathrm{mg}$ of iron and $73.75 \mathrm{~g}$ of protein, how many glasses of skim milk and how many quarter-pound servings of meat would provide this? was $\ 100,000$ and his total yearly interest payment was $\ 10,900$, how much did he borrow from the bank?

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A glass of skim milk gives $0.1$ mg of iron and $8.5$ g of protein. A quarter-pound of lean red meat gives $3.4$ mg of iron and $22$ g of protein.
Let, $x =$ number of glasses of skim milk $y =$ number of quarter-pounds of lean red meat

Iron Protein
$\quad x\quad$ $0.1$ mg $8.5$ g
$\quad y$ $3.4$ mg $22$ g