## Manuel and Sonja are shopping for school supplies. Manuel is buying 5 notebooks and 3 pens at a cost of $21. Sonja is buying 6 notebooks and

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Manuel and Sonja are shopping for school supplies. Manuel is buying 5 notebooks and 3 pens at a cost of $21. Sonja is buying 6 notebooks and 5 pens at a cost of $28. The first equation, representing Manuel’s purchase, is 5 x + 3 y = 21. What is the second equation needed to solve the system?

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Answer:6x + 5y = 28 (or $28).

Step-by-step explanation:Cost of 6 notebooks = 6x

Cost of 5 pens = 5y

Total cost of 6 notebooks and 5 pens = $28

So 6x + 5y = 28 will be the second equation

Answer:6x+5y=28

Step-by-step explanation:y=pens

x=notebooks