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  • 3 years ago

Paper cups come in packages of 24 or 30. Phyllis bought 12 packages and a total of 318 paper cups. How many of each size package did she buy?

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  1. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    Set it as a system of equations 24x+30y=318 x+y=12 Solve the bottom equation for x Replace x with the result in the first equation

  2. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    4 packages 24 cups and 7 packages of 30 cups?

  3. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1349192200675:dw|

  4. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    there is no 12 answer :P

  5. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    x= 12-y 24(12-y)+30y=318 y= 5 x+5=12 x=7 x=7, y=5

  6. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    x (24 packages) + y (30 packages) equals a total of 12 packages

  7. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you get it? :)

  8. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    yes than you.

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