Algebra 1- Math

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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
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    add up the costs. If there are c cats, there are 10-c dogs, so

    18c + 26(10-c) = 236
    c = 3

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