# SOLUTION: Christine went shopping and bought each of her nine nephews a gift, either a video costing \$14.95 or a CD costing \$16.88. She spent \$138.41 on gifts. How many videos and CDs did sh

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 328819: Christine went shopping and bought each of her nine nephews a gift, either a video costing \$14.95 or a CD costing \$16.88. She spent \$138.41 on gifts. How many videos and CDs did she buy?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!v+c=9 or v=9-c 14.95v+16.88c=138.41 14.95(9-c)+16.88c=138.41 134.55-14.95c+16.88c=138.41 1.93c=138.41-134.55 1.93c=3.86 c=3.86/1.93 c=2 cds were bought. v=9-2=7 video were bought. Proof: 14.95*7+16.88*2=138.41 104.65+33.76=138.41 138.41=134.41