Haley paid $24 for a toy and a radio. The radio costs 3 times as much as the toy. What is the price difference between the two items?

Svtturtles May 6, 2021

#1**+2 **

x = toy price

3x = radio price

x + 3x = $ 24

x = 6

toy = 6 radio = 18 difference = $ 12

ElectricPavlov May 6, 2021

#1**+2 **

Best Answer

x = toy price

3x = radio price

x + 3x = $ 24

x = 6

toy = 6 radio = 18 difference = $ 12

ElectricPavlov May 6, 2021

#2**+1 **

Haley paid $24 for a toy and a radio. The radio costs 3 times as much as the toy. What is the price difference between the two items?

Let r = radio

Let t = toy

We have r+t=24 (1)

We also have r = 3t (2)

(2) into (1) => 4t = 24

t=6 (3)

(3) into (2) => r = 18 (4)

|(4)-(3)| = |18-6| = 12 dollars

MathProblemSolver101 May 6, 2021