# algebra

sean has \$86 to spend. he can spend all of it on one cd and two dvd's, or he can buy two cd's and one dvd and have \$16 left over. what is the price of a cd? of a dvd?

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1. Let c = cd and d = dvd

c + 2d = 86
2c + d = 86-16

Use whatever method you want to solve these equations, elimination or substitution.

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