# Julio bought tables and chairs for his restaurant. He brought 16 total items and spent $1800. Each table cost $150 and each chair cost $50. How many tables and chairs did he buy?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Let

Write down two equations to find the two unknowns,

Using the substitution method:

So:

Substitute

You could also use the elimination method to solve this problem.