Algebra 1- Math
posted by Anonymous- Mrs Sue pleasse .
The owner of a pet store spent $236 on 10 dogs and cats. The cats cost &18 each and the dogs cost &26 each. How many of each did the owner buy? Mrs. Sue Please help
or any other person
add up the costs. If there are c cats, there are 10-c dogs, so
18c + 26(10-c) = 236
c = 3