1. ## Word Problem!!

Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies sells handmade forks and spoons. It costs the store $1.70 to buy the supplies to make a fork and$1.30 to buy supplies to a spoon. The store sells forks for $5.60 and spoons for$5.40. Last April Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies spent $37.90 on materials for forks and spoons. They sold the finished products for a total of$147.20. How many forks and spoons did they make last April?

2. Originally Posted by leedownen
Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies sells handmade forks and spoons. It costs the store $1.70 to buy the supplies to make a fork and$1.30 to buy supplies to a spoon. The store sells forks for $5.60 and spoons for$5.40. Last April Molly's Custom Kitchen Supplies spent $37.90 on materials for forks and spoons. They sold the finished products for a total of$147.20. How many forks and spoons did they make last April?

Solve the following equations simultaneously:

1.70 x + 1.30 y = 37.90

5.60 x + 5.40 y = 147.20

I'll let you figure out what x and y represent (hint: one of them represents the number of forks made and the other represents the number of spoons made).