# Write and solve a system of equations for each situation. Check your answers A shop has one-pound bags of peanuts for $2 and three-pound bags of peanuts for$5.50. If you buy 5 bags and spend $17, how many of each size bag did you buy? Rui Baldwin 2021-03-06 Answered Write and solve a system of equations for each situation. Check your answers A shop has one-pound bags of peanuts for$2 and three-pound bags of peanuts for $5.50. If you buy 5 bags and spend$17, how many of each size bag did you buy?
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$\begin{array}{|rrr|}\hline y& x\left(1\right)& x\left(2\right)\\ 0& 5& 8.5\\ 1& 4& 5.75\\ 2& 3& 3\\ 3& 2& 0.25\\ 4& 1& -2.5\\ \hline\end{array}$
You bought 3 one-pound bags and 2 three-pound bags.