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12-56.

Multiple Choice: Carol was shopping for a spring picnic. She spent $2.00$ for each liter of soda and $3.50$ for each bag of chips. In all, she bought $18$ items for a total of $43.50$. Assuming she only bought chips and soda, how many bags of chips did she buy?

1. $9$

1. $5$

1. $15$

1. $3$

Write two equations: one representing the number of items bought and the other the total price.
Solve using the substitution method.

See the online help for problem 5-104, which contains the Math Notes box in Lesson 2.1.3.