12) You have exactly $537 to spend on parting gifts for your rich uncle's birthday party. You decide to get watches for the ladies (at $27.98 each), and beepers for the men (at $23.46 each). You know that the number of watches required will be 3 times as much as the number of beepers. How many of each item do you buy?
Let x = number of watches
y = number of beepers
Given: number of watches required will be 3 times ...
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