# Troy and Lisa were shopping for school supplies. Each purchased different quantities of the same notebook and thumb drive. Troy bought two notebooks and two thumb drives for \$34. Lisa bought three notebooks and five thumb drives for \$79. Find the cost of each notebook and thumb drive.each notebook costs \$    , and each thumb drive costs \$

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Troy and Lisa were shopping for school supplies. Each purchased different quantities of the same notebook and thumb drive. Troy bought two notebooks and two thumb drives for \$34. Lisa bought three notebooks and five thumb drives for \$79. Find the cost of each notebook and thumb drive.

each notebook costs \$    , and each thumb drive costs \$

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Step 1

It is given that troy bought two notebooks and two thumb drives for \$34 and lisa bought three notebooks and five thumb drives for \$79.Let x denote the cost of  notebooks and y denote the cost of  thumb drives.

Step 2

Express the given information as system of equation,

Step 3

Multiply the first equation by 3 and second...

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