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

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.

### 2 Answers

- KrishnamurthyLv 72 months ago
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 ✔

- Anonymous2 months ago
It’s b and d. It’s not that hard. If Beth sold 9 small boxes then it’s 9x. If she sold 100 large boxes then it’s 100y.

What is so hard.