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muscrat123
 one year ago
Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies sells homemade forks and spoons. It costs the store $1.70 to buy the supplies to make a fork and $1.30 to buy the supplies to make a spoon. The store sells forks for $5.60 and spoons for 5.40. Last April Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies spent $37.90 on materials for forks and spoons. They sold the finished products for a total of $147.20. How many forks and how many spoons did they make last April?
muscrat123
 one year ago
Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies sells homemade forks and spoons. It costs the store $1.70 to buy the supplies to make a fork and $1.30 to buy the supplies to make a spoon. The store sells forks for $5.60 and spoons for 5.40. Last April Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies spent $37.90 on materials for forks and spoons. They sold the finished products for a total of $147.20. How many forks and how many spoons did they make last April?

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Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is asking for a system of equations, am I right? Are you familiar with system of equations?

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yea and yea. i know how to do this stuff, its just this one problem

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies sells homemade forks and spoons. It costs the store $1.70 to buy the supplies to make a fork and $1.30 to buy the supplies to make a spoon. The store sells forks for $5.60 and spoons for 5.40. Last April Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies spent $37.90 on materials for forks and spoons. They sold the finished products for a total of $147.20. How many forks and how many spoons did they make last April?" So it costs the store: 1.70 and 1.30 f = 1.70 s = 1.30 f + s = 37.90 1.70f + 1.30s = 37.90 In theory, if you solve the system, you can plug each term in and found out how many forks and spoons they bought, then divide it by the sell price

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Would you like to clarify which part you're having trouble with so I may be more direct?

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2well i have this: 1.70f + 1.30s = 37.90 5.60f + 5.40s = 147.20 i dont know where to go from there

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2my teacher said that part was right

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I agree with @muscrat123 setup

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's see.... Cost 1.70f + 1.30s = 37.90 Revenue 5.60x + 5.40y = 147.20 So now we have two equations, and we can solve either by either a system of elimination or substitution. It looks like elimination would be easier her, as substitution often requires a variable to already be found 1.70f + 1.30s = 37.90 5.60 + 5.40 = 147.20 If I can multiply our first equation by 5.6 and the second by 1.7, I can cancel some variables 9.52f + 7.28s = 212.24 9.52f+ 9.18s = 250.24 Now I can subtract the first equation from the second. Now that I've set it up, do you think you can show me some work?

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2sure give me like 10 mins is that ok? i have to do something else first.

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'll here. Just remember, time waits for no one.

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what does i'll here mean?

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It means my keyboard is messed up. I'll be here.

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i got 7 forks and 20 spoons f = 7 s = 20

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Great job @musicrat and @Compassionate

Compassionate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's correct @muscrat123 ! Thanks, @Hero

muscrat123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thanks i cant believe i missed that
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