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Let x be the number of acres allotted for corn.
Since the land size for wheat is 62 more than x, we may express it number of acres as x+62.
The total lot size for the two plants is 430 acres. Then, our equation would be:
Combine like terms to simplify.
And solve for x.
So, the number of acres for corn is 184.
And, for wheat is:
Hence, the farmer should plant corn on 184 acres of land and 246 acres of wheat.
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