# You have \$50 to spend on cold cuts for a party. Ham costs \$5.99/lb, and turkey costs \$4.99/lb. Write an equation in standard form to relate the number of pounds of each kind of meat you buy.

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The total amount to be spent on cold cuts for the party is \$50. The cost of ham is \$5.99/lb, and turkey costs \$4.99/lb.

If the number of pounds of ham bought is x and the number of pounds of turkey bought is y:

5.99*x + 4.99*y = 50

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The total amount to be spent on cold cuts for the party is \$50. The cost of ham is \$5.99/lb, and turkey costs \$4.99/lb.

If the number of pounds of ham bought is x and the number of pounds of turkey bought is y:

5.99*x + 4.99*y = 50

The number of pounds of each meat that is bought is given by the equation 5.99*x + 4.99*y = 50, where x is pounds of lamb bought and y is the pounds of turkey bought.

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