MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# Type the correct answer in the box. Use numerals instead of words. If necessary, use / for the fraction bar. Jeff needs to buy food and medication for six cats and one dog. The cost of food and medication for a cat is $5 less than two-thirds of the cost of food and medication for a dog. If Jeff spends a total of $195, the amount he spent on food and medication for the dog is

Accepted Solution

A:

I got the answer 33.

6x+1y=195

x=(2/3y-5)

6(2/3y-5)+1y=195

(4y-30)+1y=195

5y=165

y=33

6x+1y=195

x=(2/3y-5)

6(2/3y-5)+1y=195

(4y-30)+1y=195

5y=165

y=33