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Targets sells sets of pots ($30) and dishes ($20) at the local store. On the 4th of July weekend, Target's total sales were $2,600. People bought 6 times as many pots as dishes. How many of each did Target sell?

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monicabaugh

p=number of pots d=number of dishes 6 times as many pots as dishes p=6d cost is 2600 total sales 2600=30p+20d sub 6d for p 2600=30(6d)+20d 2600=180d+20d 2600=200d divide both sides by 200 13=d sub back p=6d p=6(13) p=78 78 pots and 13 dishes

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