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Determining Number of Sales Using Algebra

1. A Cold Stone Creamery ice cream shop sells sundaes for $3.60 and banana splits for $4.25. The shop sells four times as many sundaes as banana splits. If total sales amounted to $3,730 last weekend, how many banana splits were sold?

2. What were the total dollar sales of sundaes from the previous question

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1. Let number of sundaes sold = x and number of banana splits sold = y
The shop sells four times as many ...

$2.19