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# Jake is going to the store to buy one gallon of milk and 2 loaves of bread. The milk cost \$2.98 a gallon. Jake's total was \$6.94. How much d

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Jake is going to the store to buy one gallon of milk and 2 loaves of bread. The milk cost \$2.98 a gallon. Jake's total was \$6.94. How much did each loaf of bread cost?

Aug 18, 2015

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Ok This is easy to do. The total is 6.94 and take away 2.98 that what the milk cost that leave 3.96, and that is what 2 loaf of bread cost. Divide 3.96 by 2 and that is 1.98 and that is what 1 loaf of bread cost.

If you do it like algebra it look like this

2(b) + 1(m) = 6.94

m = 2.98

2(b) + 1(2.98) = 6.94

2b =6.94-2.89 subtract 2.98 from both sides

2b=3.96 divide both sides by 2

1b=1.98

1b is the same as (b)

Aug 18, 2015

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+1311
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Ok This is easy to do. The total is 6.94 and take away 2.98 that what the milk cost that leave 3.96, and that is what 2 loaf of bread cost. Divide 3.96 by 2 and that is 1.98 and that is what 1 loaf of bread cost.

If you do it like algebra it look like this

2(b) + 1(m) = 6.94

m = 2.98

2(b) + 1(2.98) = 6.94

2b =6.94-2.89 subtract 2.98 from both sides

2b=3.96 divide both sides by 2

1b=1.98

1b is the same as (b)

Dragonlance Aug 18, 2015