I need help with a math problem

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A dietitian wishes to plan a meal around three foods. The meal is to include 8,000 units of vitamin A, 2,920 units of vitamin C, and 1,080 units of calcium. The # of units of the vitamins & calcium in each ounce of the foods is summarized in the following table

Food I  Food II  Food III 
Vitamin A 400 1200 800 
Vitamin C 110      570     340      
Calcium 90      30     60     

Determine the amount of each food the dietician should include in the meal to meet the requirements of calcium & vitamins.

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you can enter these values into a matrix then we can find solutions by solving linear equation system

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