rachel bought an equal number of bowls and plates for$96. each plate cost $2 and each bowl cost $4 more than each plate. how much did she spend on all the plates

Answer:

$24

Step-by-step explanation:

Let [tex]b[/tex] = bowl

Let [tex]p[/tex] = plate

Given:

Equal number of bowls and plates for $96

1 plate = $2

1 bowl = $4 + $2 = $6

1) We can translate these into algebra. Since Rachel has equal number of bowls and plates, [tex]b=p[/tex], totaling to $96.

[tex]b=p\\2p + 6b = 96[/tex]

2) We can solve for [tex]p[/tex] these two equations simultaneously using the substitution ot elimination method. I will demonstrate using the substitution method here.

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