A high school soccer team held a fundraiser to raise money for new uniforms. On the first day, they sold 44 bags of popcorn and 32 boxes of cookies for a total of .On the second day, they raised 9 by selling 68 bags of popcorn and 64 boxes of cookies.
The hourly pay rate is ten dollars for weekdays and twelve dollars for weekends.
Okay, let's now go through another example using the elimination method this time.
We'll need to use different variables to represent each unknown.
Let's use x for the weekday rate and y for the weekend rate.
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We now have one equation with one variable to solve, which works out like this: We now know that the hourly pay rate for weekdays is ten dollars.
By substituting ten for x in one of the equations, we can solve for y.
We will then use substitution and elimination strategies to solve them.
My younger cousins worked part-time jobs over the summer to save money for a car.