Ms. Rodriguez bought 17 tubes of paint for her artwork. Large tubes cost $39.50 each and small

tubes cost $21.50 each. She spent a total of $563.50 not including tax.

Part A. Write a system of equations that could be used to determine how many tubes of each

size Ms. Rodriguez bought.

Part B. How many tubes of each size did she buy? Show or explain how you got your answer.

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Ms. Rodriguez bought 17 tubes of paint for her artwork. Large tubes cost $39.50 each and small

tubes cost $21.50 each. She spent a total of $563.50 not including tax.

Part A. Write a system of equations that could be used to determine how many tubes of each

size Ms. Rodriguez bought.

Part B. How many tubes of each size did she buy? Show or explain how you got your answer.