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Asked Dec 11, 2019
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A woman bought some large frames for $14  each and some small frames for $6 each at a closeout sale. If she bought 20 frames for $168,find how many of each type she bought.

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Step 1

Let the number of large frames be x and the number of small frames be y, then

According to question, since she bought 20 frames in total, we must have:

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x+ y= 20 ..(1)

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Step 2

Also Since price of large frames is $14 each:

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Total cost of large frames = Number of large frames x Price of one large frame = xx $14 = $14x

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And since price of small fra...

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Total cost of large frames = Number of large frames x Price of one large frame = yx $6 = $6y

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