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anonymous
 one year ago
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A party rental company has chairs and tables for rent. The total cost to rent
3 chairs and 5 tables is$52
The total cost to rent 9 chairs and 7 tables is
$86
What is the cost to rent each chair and each table?
anonymous
 one year ago
WILL GIVE A MEDAL AND FAN A party rental company has chairs and tables for rent. The total cost to rent 3 chairs and 5 tables is$52 The total cost to rent 9 chairs and 7 tables is $86 What is the cost to rent each chair and each table?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think you are supposed to solve \[3x+5y=52\\ 9x+7y=86\] where \(x\) is the number of chairs and \(y\) is the number of tables

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay yeah ive gotten that far but i keep messing up the process from there on out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hero do you have any ideas?

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Afterwards, Multiply both sides of the first equation by 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So distribute 3 to 3x+5y then to 52?
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