Kim C.

asked • 04/04/20

Sarah and the gift boxes.

Sarah prepared 10 gift boxes for a class party. She packed x gift boxes

of magnets and y gift boxes of keychains. A gift box of magnets weighed

2 pounds while a gift box of keychains weighed 3 pounds. The total weight

of all the gift boxes was 24 pounds.


a) Write a system of two linear equations.


b) State with reasons whether the system of equations has a unique

solution, is inconsistent, or dependent.


c) How many gift boxes of magnets did Sarah pack?

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