A store sells small notebooks for $8 and large notebooks for $10. If you buy 6 notebooks and spend $56, how many of each size notebook did you buy?

alesterp 2020-11-09 Answered
A store sells small notebooks for $8 and large notebooks for $10. If you buy 6 notebooks and spend $56, how many of each size notebook did you buy?
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Answered 2020-11-10 Author has 97 answers

1:
s+l=6 & 8s+10l=56
2:
s=6-l & s=7-1.25l
3:
make a table expressing L variable and two s variables (one for each equation), continue until two s's are equal

Ls(1)s(2)244.5333.25422510.75600.5

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