A deli sells sliced meat and cheese. One customer purchases 4 pounds of meat and 5 pounds of cheese for a total of $30.50. A sandwich shop owner comes in and purchases 11 pounds of meat and 14 pounds of cheese for $84.50. The system of equations below represents the situation.

4x + 5y = 30.50

11x + 14y = 84.50

The variable x represents the

The variable y represents the

The deli charges $

meatandcheesesold by the deli according to the description accounts in the task content are;4.5and2.5 poundsrespectively.## What is the quantity of meat and cheese sold by the deli?

meatsold by the deli as represented by thevariable Xin the task content can be calculated by solving thesystemsofequations.cheesesold by the deli as represented by thevariable yin the task content can be calculated by solving the systems of equations.systemofequationsby means of substitution, we have;84.50x = 4.5 poundsof meat andy = 2.5 poundsof cheese.systemofequations;