Alexander B. answered • 05/18/18

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Assuming M and V denotes rental cost of the movie and video game, this math word problem translates into the following system of two linear equations:

6M + 2V = 26

3M + 5V = 38

Solving will give the answer:

M = $2.25 (movie rental cost)

V = $6.25 (video game rental cost)