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 10c dogs, so
18c + 26(10c) = 236
c = 3