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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 268872: Can you give me the equation to this word problem. A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.50 each and ceramic cups for \$4 each. If 400 cups were sold for a total of \$1,458, how many cups of each type were sold? What was the dollar value of each type of cup sold?Answer by Alan3354(31518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Can you give me the equation to this word problem. A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.50 each and ceramic cups for \$4 each. If 400 cups were sold for a total of \$1,458, how many cups of each type were sold? What was the dollar value of each type of cup sold? ---------------- Yes, I can. P + C = 400 (400 total) 3.5P + 4C = 1458 (total cost) How's that?