# Answer to Question #18597 in Algebra for Alicia

Question #18597

At the state fair, Felipe bought 2 tshirts and two soft drinks for $44.00. Heather bought one tshirt and three soft drinks and paid $30. How much does a tshirt cost? How much is a soft drink?

Expert's answer

2x+2y=44

X+3y=30

X=30-3y

60-6y+2y=44 & -4y=-16 y=4

X=30-3*4=30-12=18

x-t-shirts

y-soft drinks

Answer: t-shirts 18$, soft drinks 4$

X+3y=30

X=30-3y

60-6y+2y=44 & -4y=-16 y=4

X=30-3*4=30-12=18

x-t-shirts

y-soft drinks

Answer: t-shirts 18$, soft drinks 4$

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