Currently working on system of equations. A certain word problem is confusing me.
A school made $1220 on its fundraiser by washing cars and recycling can.
Students were paid an average of $55 per car wash, and 35 for picking up cans.
There are four less people washing cars than picking up cans.
Write a system of equations to determine how many car washers there are.
Let x=amount of car washers
Let y= amount of can pickers
four less people washing cars than picking cans,
Account for the "how much school made":
and by substitution,