Answer to Question #18055 in Algebra for Chelsea
Let slice of pizza cost x and a 12-ounce cola cost y.
Then Sara's order cost: 2x+y=3
and Sydney's order cost: 3x+2y=4.75
From the first equation we have: y=3-2x and put this to the second equation:
Answer: a slice of pizza cost $1.25 and a 12-ounce cola cost $0.50.
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