On Wednesdays at Tara's Taquería four tacos are the same price as three burritos. Last Wednesday the Lunch Bunch ordered five tacos and six burritos, and their total bill was $8.58 (with no tax or drinks included). Nobody in the Lunch Bunch can remember the cost of one of Tara's tacos. Help them figure it out. Homework Help ✎
Define two variables: Let t = the cost of a taco and b = the cost of a burrito.
Write two equations to describe the situation:
5t + 6b = 8.58
Solve the system of equations and answer the question. Check your work!