if a medium pizza costs $5 and a large pizza cost $8 what is the equation in standard form that that models the possible combinations if i have $40.  Let m =  medium and l - large. Show all steps.

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`m=` number of medium pizzas

`l=` number of large pizzas

Since medium pizza costs $5 and large costs $8 you have $40 to spend your equation is


Note that both `m` and `l` must be positive integers. 

Possible solutions are `(m,l)=(8,0)` and `(m,l)=(0,5).`   

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