Here is my problem I'm completely lost on for the past few hours, and can;t get any help until after it is due on monday. If you could please solve this for me and give me all the steps so I can go over it and learn it properly, and hopefully be able to do the rest on my own. Thanks very much.
I need to define the variables, write the equation, and solve. My main problem is figuring out how to make this problem into an equation.
16. Kingdom, a toy chain, placed a seasonal order for two different stuffed animals. The polar bears cost $11.25 each and the penguins cost $8.75 each. The total cost of the order is $2,042.50 for 210 pieces. How many of each animal were ordered?
Number of polar bears ordered: ___________
Number of penguins ordered: ___________