Algebra

You are buying beads and string to make a necklace. The string costs $1.50, a package of 10 decorative beads costs $.50, and a package of 25 plain beads costs $.75. You can spend only $7.00 and you need 150 beads. How many packages of each type of bead should you buy?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 650
  1. ok, you have 5.50 to spend on beads.

    D*.50+P*.75=5.5
    10D+25P=150

    can you solve it?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👨‍🏫
    bobpursley
  2. Hmmmmmm i think i can? so does D= number of decorative beads.
    and P= number of plain beads?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  3. AH! i cant figure it out! whats the next step?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. im guessing you gave up on me bob? :(

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. college physics

    As your bus rounds a flat curve at constant speed, a package with mass .5 kg, suspended from the luggage compartment of the bus by a string 45 cm long, is found to hang at rest relative to the bus, with the string making an angle

  2. physics

    A 400-gram package lying on a horizontal surface is attached to a horizontal string which passes over a smooth pulley. When a mass of 200 grams is attached to the other end of the string, the package is on the point of moving.

  3. 11th grade math algebra 2 trig

    you are buying beads and string to make a necklace. the string coast $1.50 a pack of 10 decorative beads costs $0.50 and a pack of 25 plain beads costs $0.75 you can only spend $7.00 and you need 150 beads you wish the necklace to

  4. physics

    an object of mass 0.5 kg is whirled at the end of string 0.8 m long if the string make three revolution in 1.2 sec find the tension of the string

  1. Math

    You are making a necklace that is 9 inches long. You use 6 beads for each inch. What integer is the change in your supply of beads after making the necklace?(negative answer)

  2. Physics

    A string under a tension of 48 N is used to whirl a rock in a horizontal circle of radius 2.4 m at a speed of 18.48 m/s. The string is pulled in, and the speed of the rock increases. When the string is 1.076 m long and the speed

  3. Math

    Li is making beaded necklaces. For each necklace she uses 23 spacers, plus 3 beads per inch of necklace length. Write an equation to find how many beads Li needs for each necklace, where x is the length, in inches, of the

  4. 6th grade math

    Cameron is making bead necklaces. Hehas 90 green beads Nd 108 blue beads. what is the greatest number of identical necklace es he can make if he wants to use all the beads

  1. algebra

    You are buying packages of beads to make bracelets. Each package costs $3 plus 7% tax. You have a gift card for $15, and you plan to use only the gift card to pay for the beads. Which function c(p) represents the total cost, where

  2. math

    Jordan is making a beaded necklace, 2/3 of the beads she uses are red and 4/21 of the beads are blue, she wants the rest to be white, what fraction of the beads should be white?

  3. math

    Carlotta is making blue and orange necklaces in several lengths. For each necklace, her ratio of blue beads to orange beads is 3 to 2. How many orange beads will Carlotta need for a necklace of 60 beads?

  4. Math

    Juanita is making necklaces to give as presents she plans to put 15 beads on each necklace beads are sold in packages of 20 what is the least number of packages she can buy to make necklaces and have no beads left over

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.