# algebra

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Sandy’s Sweatshirt Shop sells
college sweatshirts. White
sweatshirts sell for \$18.95 each
and red ones sell for \$19.50
each. If receipts for the sale of
30 sweatshirts total \$572.90,
how many of each color did the
shop sell?

• algebra -

You can set up a system of equations. Let's make x = white sweatshirts and y = red ones. 18.95x + 19.50y = 572.90 and x + y = 30
Use elimination and go from there.

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