MATH SOLVE

6 months ago

Q:
# Manuel and Sonja are shopping for school supplies. Manuel is buying 5 notebooks and 3 pens at a cost of $21. Sonja is buying 6 notebooks and 5 pens at a cost of $28. The first equation, representing Manuel’s purchase, is mc015-1.jpg. What is the second equation needed to solve the system?

Accepted Solution

A:

"Sonja is buying 6 notebooks and 5 pens at a cost of $28." translates into

6x + 5y = 28 (or $28).

6x + 5y = 28 (or $28).