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Write and solve a system of equations for each situation. Check your answers.

13. Your school sells tickets for its winner concert. Student tickets are \$5 and adult tickets are \$10. If your school sells 85 tickets and makes \$600, how many of each ticket did they sell?

14. A grocery store has small bags of apples for \$5 and large bags of apples for \$8. If you buy 6 bags and spend \$45, how many of each size bag did you buy?

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13.
number of adult tickets sold = x
number of student tickets = 85-x
solve: 10x + 8(85-x) = 600

14. set it up the same way as #13
number of bags of small apples = x
number of bags of large apples = 6-x
etc.

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A grocery store has small bags of apples for \$5 and large bags of apples for \$8. If you
buy 6 bags and spend \$45, how many of each size bag did you buy?

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