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Posted by **Socorro** on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 10:49pm.

college sweatshirts. White

sweatshirts sell for $18.95 each

and red ones sell for $19.50

each. If receipts for the sale of

30 sweatshirts total $572.90,

how many of each color did the

shop sell?

- algebra -
**Jen**, Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:02amYou can set up a system of equations. Let's make x = white sweatshirts and y = red ones. 18.95x + 19.50y = 572.90 and x + y = 30

Use elimination and go from there.

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