# SOLUTION: Paint Town, Inc. sold 45 paintbrushes, one kind at \$8.50 each and another at \$9.75 each. In all, \$389.75 was taken in as revenue. How many of each kind of brush were sold?

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 Question 273282: Paint Town, Inc. sold 45 paintbrushes, one kind at \$8.50 each and another at \$9.75 each. In all, \$389.75 was taken in as revenue. How many of each kind of brush were sold?Answer by josmiceli(9697)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!= number of \$8.50 brushes sold = number of \$9.75 brushes sold given: (1) (2) (in cents) Multiply both sides of (1) by and subtract from (2) I'd do it, but I lost my calculator