Sybilla S.

asked • 11/20/19

substitution and addition

samuel buys 2 cans of paint and a roller for $30. then, he goes back to the store and buys 3 more cans of paint and 2 more rollers for $50. x=cans; y=rollers. Use Ax+By=C

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Amy V. answered • 11/20/19

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Sybilla S.

it's asking how to set up the equation for the first; X...cans of paint
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11/20/19

Sybilla S.

ok, well...are the values at least correct? x=10 and y=10?
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11/20/19

Amy V.

Yes, those numbers represent the prices of each item. So, a can of paint costs $10 and a roller costs $10
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Sybilla S.

Thanks anyway
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