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A Cold Stone Creamery ice cream shop sells sundaes for $3.60 and banana splits for $4.25. The shop sells four times as many sundaes as banana splits. If total sales amounted to $3,730 last weekend, how many banana splits were sold? (Points : 2)

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    S = 4B

    3.6S + 4.25B = 3730

    Substitute 4B for S in second equation and solve for B. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for S. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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