# Beth and Sarah are selling candy for a school fundraiser. Customers can buy small boxes of candy and large boxes of candy. Beth sold 9...?

Beth and Sarah are selling candy for a school fundraiser. Customers can buy small boxes of candy and large boxes of candy. Beth sold 9 small boxes of candy and 10 large boxes of candy for a total of \$173. Sarah sold 8 small boxes of candy and 5 large boxes of candy for a total of \$111.

Using x for the number of small boxes of candy and y for the number of large boxes of candy, identify the two equations that represent the boxes of candy they are selling.

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Beth and Sarah are selling candy for a school fundraiser.

Customers can buy small boxes of candy and large boxes of candy.

Beth sold 9 small boxes of candy and 10 large boxes of candy for a total of \$173.     Sarah sold 8 small boxes of candy and 5 large boxes of candy for a total of \$111.

Using x for the number of small boxes of candy

and y for the number of large boxes of candy,

Identify the two equations that represent the boxes of candy they are selling.

A     8x + 5y = 173

B    9x + 10y = 173          ✔

C   10x + 9y = 111

D     8x + 5y = 111            ✔