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Write an equation or system of equations and then solve the problem below.

The French club sold rose bouquets and chocolate hearts for Valentine’s Day. The roses sold for and the hearts sold for . The number of bouquets sold was more than the number of hearts sold. If the club collected a total of , how many of each gift was sold?   

Define variables.
Let the number of bouquets and
the number of hearts.

Write an equation that says the cost of bouquets and the cost of hearts .

bouquets and hearts