Pens cost 17p each,
Pencils cost 9p each.
Michelle spent 78p altogether.
How many pens and pencils did she buy?
Dishes cost £1.47 each,
Plates cost £1.40 each.
Jada spent £8.61 on dishes and plates.
How many of each did she buy?
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Sandwiches cost £1.04 each,
Drinks cost £1.19 each.
Sara spent £39.39 on sandwiches and drinks.
How many of each did she buy?
[Assume that they bought at least one of each of the items above.]
You may wish to use a spreadsheet or write a program on a graphing calculator:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  
1  Sandwiches  
2  Drinks  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
3  1  £2.23  £3.27  £4.31  £5.35  £6.39  £7.43  £8.47  £9.51  £10.55  £11.59 
4  2  £3.42  £4.46  £5.50  £6.54  £7.58  £8.62  £9.66  £10.70  £11.74  £12.78 
5  3  £4.61  £5.65  £6.69  £7.73  £8.77  £9.81  £10.85  £11.89  £12.93  £13.97 
6  4  £5.80  £6.84  £7.88  £8.92  £9.96  £11.00  £12.04  £13.08  £14.12  £15.16 
7  5  £6.99  £8.03  £9.07  £10.11  £11.15  £12.19  £13.23  £14.27  £15.31  £16.35 
8  6  £8.18  £9.22  £10.26  £11.30  £12.34  £13.38  £14.42  £15.46  £16.50  £17.54 
9  7  £9.37  £10.41  £11.45  £12.49  £13.53  £14.57  £15.61  £16.65  £17.69  £18.73 
10  8  £10.56  £11.60  £12.64  £13.68  £14.72  £15.76  £16.80  £17.84  £18.88  £19.92 
11  9  £11.75  £12.79  £13.83  £14.87  £15.91  £16.95  £17.99  £19.03  £20.07  £21.11 
12  10  £12.94  £13.98  £15.02  £16.06  £17.10  £18.14  £19.18  £20.22  £21.26  £22.30 