MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# An animal shelter spends $5.50 per day to care for each bird and $7.00 per day to care for each cat. Gianna noticed that the shelter spent $217.00 caring for birds and cats on Friday. Gianna found a record showing that there were a total of 34 birds and cats on Friday. How many birds were at the shelter on Friday?

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Answer:14Step-by-step explanation:Set up the two equations:5.5x + 7y = 217x + y = 347x + 7y = 2385.5x + 7y = 217 1.5x = 21x = 14