# SOLUTION: you can buy 3 hotdogs and 1 coke for \$4.55. you can buy 2 hotdogs and 1 coke for \$3.30 how much does 1 hotdog cost

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 Question 603173: you can buy 3 hotdogs and 1 coke for \$4.55. you can buy 2 hotdogs and 1 coke for \$3.30 how much does 1 hotdog costAnswer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x cost of each hot dog y cost of each coke Total attended 3 x + 1 y = 4.55 .............1 2.00 x + 1.00 y = 3.30 .............2 Eliminate y multiply (1)by -1.00 Multiply (2) by 1.00 -3.00 x -1.00 y = -4.55 2.00 x + 1.00 y = 3.30 Add the two equations -1.00 x = -1.25 / -1.00 x = 1.25 plug value of x in (1) 3.00 x + 1.00 y = 4.55 3.75 + 1.00 y = 4.55 1.00 y = 4.55 -3.75 1.00 y = 0.80 y = 0.80 \$1.25 cost of each hot dog \$0.80 cost of each coke m.ananth@hotmail.ca