You are at the store, and are trying to remember how much bread, meat, and cheese you were supposed to buy. The bread costs $1 per loaf, the meat costs $4 per pound, and the cheese costs $3 per pound. You know that you are to buy eight items, that the total cost will be $17, and that you are supposed to purchase three times as much cheese as meat. How many of each do you need to purchase?

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You are at the store, and are trying to remember how much bread, meat, and
cheese you were supposed to buy. The bread costs $1 per loaf, the meat costs
$4 per pound, and the cheese costs $3 per pound. You know that you are to buy
eight items, that the total cost will be $17, and that you are supposed to
purchase three times as much cheese as meat. How many of each do you need
to purchase?
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You are at the store, and are trying to remember how much bread, meat, and cheese you were supposed to buy. The bread costs $1 per loaf, the meat costs $4 per pound, and the cheese costs $3 per pound. You know that you are to buy eight items, that the total cost will be $17, and that you are supposed to purchase three times as much cheese as meat. How many of each do you need to purchase?

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