Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Can someone help set up this problem up?
System of equation in 3 variables:
The top three mothers day gifts are jewelry, flowers, and gift cards.The total average amounts spent on these gift are $53.42. The Average amount spent on jewelry is $4.40 more than the average amount spent on gift cards. Together, the average amounts spent on flowers and gift cards is $15.58 more than the average amount spent on jewelry. What is the amount spent on each type of gift?
 one year ago
 one year ago
Can someone help set up this problem up? System of equation in 3 variables: The top three mothers day gifts are jewelry, flowers, and gift cards.The total average amounts spent on these gift are $53.42. The Average amount spent on jewelry is $4.40 more than the average amount spent on gift cards. Together, the average amounts spent on flowers and gift cards is $15.58 more than the average amount spent on jewelry. What is the amount spent on each type of gift?
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Open

tcarroll010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
j + f + g = 53.42 j = g + 4.40 f + g = j + 15.58 Rewrite equations 2 and 3 so that the variables are all on the left side.
 one year ago

brett1255Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Would equations 2 read j  g = 4.4p and equation 3 read f + g j =15.58?
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.