# SOLUTION: A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.25 each and ceramic cups for \$4.50 each. If 500 cups were sold for a total of \$2090 how many cups of each type was sold? B. What was the d

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 344870: A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.25 each and ceramic cups for \$4.50 each. If 500 cups were sold for a total of \$2090 how many cups of each type was sold? B. What was the dollar value of each type of cup sold?Answer by rfer(12731)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!p+c=500 c=500-p 3.25p+4.50c=2090 3.25p+4.50(500-p)=2090 3.25p+2250-4.50p=2090 -1.25p=-160 p=128 plastic cups c=500-128=372 ceramic cups ------------------ P=128*3.25=\$416 c=372*4.50=\$1674