# A candle

A candle shop sells scented candles for $16 each and unscented candles for $10 each. The shop sells 28 candles today and makes $400.

a. Write a system of linear equations that represents the situation.

b. Solve the system to answer the questions: How many candles did the shop sell today? How many unscented candles did the shop sell today?

a. Write a system of linear equations that represents the situation.

b. Solve the system to answer the questions: How many candles did the shop sell today? How many unscented candles did the shop sell today?

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