Posted by **mariah** on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12:51am.

If you bought 24 cards for $50, one card is $1 each and he other card is $5. Write an equation and solve.

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12:17pm
It would help if you proofread your questions before you posted them. What about the other 22 cards? I will assume you mean "one type of card."

Let x = one type of card, y = the other type.

x + y = 24 or y = 24-x

x + 5y = 50

Substitute 24-x for y in second equation and solve for x. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for y. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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