# Algebra

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Foam fingers sold for \$5. Spirit bracelets for \$4. You sold 40 more foam fingers than bracelets and earned \$965. Write a system of equations to describe this situation.

Solve this system using as least 2 different methods. Explain each method.

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Let F and B be the two variables: the number of each that were sold.

F - B = 40
5F + 4B = 965

Now use what you have learned to solve them. Try substitution first.

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