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Amanda bought 2 shirts and 5 pairs of pants for $154.00. Rebecca bought the same 3 shirts and 4 pairs of pants for $168.00. What is the price for a pair of pants?

 

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 Feb 10, 2023
edited by Guest  Feb 10, 2023
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Let the price of 1 shirt ==S

Let the price of 1 pair of pants ==P

 

2S  +  5P ==154.00..................(1)

3S  +  4P ==168.00..................(2), solve for S, P

 

Use elimination or substitution to get:

S ==$32.00 -  price of 1 shirt

P ==$18.00 -  price of 1 pair of pants.

 Feb 10, 2023

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