Algebraic method is as follows:

5x + 2 = total

3y + 2 = total

5x + 2 = 3y + 2

5x = 3y

x = 3

y = 5

If you plug those values into the original equations, you see that the total number of eggs is 17.

Algebraic method is as follows:

5x + 2 = total

3y + 2 = total

5x + 2 = 3y + 2

5x = 3y

x = 3

y = 5

If you plug those values into the original equations, you see that the total number of eggs is 17.

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Thank you!

How do you approach this question? I wouldnât have known to break it up like that.