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The sunshine tool company charges $25 for hammers and $14 for screwdrivers. the company ships a total of 55 tools along with the bill of $968.How many of each tool was shipped?

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  1. X = The # of hammers.
    Y = The # of screw drivers.

    Eq1: X + Y = 55,
    Eq2: 25X + 14Y = 968
    Multiply both sides of Eq1 by -14:
    -14X + -14Y = -770,
    25X + 14Y = 968,
    Sum: 11X = 198,

    X = 18 Hammers.
    Y = 55 - 18 = 37 Srewdrivers.

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