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A grocery store is offering a sale on bread and soup. Khalil buys four cans of soup and three loaves of bread for $11.67. Ronda buys eight cans of soup and one loaf of bread for $12.89. Homework Help ✎

  1. Write equations for both Khalil’s and Ronda’s purchases.

  2. Solve the system to find the price of one can of soup and the price of one loaf of bread.

Let S stand for price of a can of soup and B price of a loaf of bread.

Khalil: 4S + 3B = 11.67

Ronda: 8S + 1B = 12.89