# SOLUTION: 1. A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.25 each and ceramic cups for \$4.50 each. a. If 500 cups were sold for a total of \$2,090, how many cups of each type were sold?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 329205: 1. A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.25 each and ceramic cups for \$4.50 each. a. If 500 cups were sold for a total of \$2,090, how many cups of each type were sold? Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4.50X+3.25(500-X)=2,090 4.50X+1,625-3.25X=2,090 1.25X=2,090-1,625 1.25X=465 X=465/1.25 X=372 ANS. FOR THE NUMBER OF CERAMIC CUPS. 500-372=128 ANS. COST OF THE NUMBER OF PLASTIC CUPS. PROOF: 4.50*372+3.25*128=2,090 1,674+416=2,090 2,090=2,090