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Beatrice is weighing combinations of geometric solids. She found that cylinders and prisms weigh ounces and that cylinder and prisms weigh ounces. Write and solve a system of equations to determine the weight of each cylinder and prism.

Let the weight of a cylinder and the weight of a prism.

Translate the phrase “ cylinders and prisms weigh ounces” into an equation.

Write an equation for the phrase “ cylinder and prisms weigh ounces”.

You can use the Elimination Method here. One way to start is to multiply the second equation by .