anonymous
  • anonymous
A store received $823 from the sale of 5 tape recorders and 7 radios. If the receipts from the tape recorders exceeded the receipts from the radios by $137, what was the cost of a tape recorder?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
let the cost of tape be x and that of radio be y. so 5x+7y=823............(1); 5x=137+7y...........(2) from 1 & 2 14y=686; or y=$49; hence x=(137+7*49)/5=96. please check it
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you. I made a mistake with the elimination process. I was not getting the answer on the key. Now I see what I did wrong. Thank you.
anonymous
  • anonymous
you welcome.

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