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anonymous
 5 years ago
pam paid 120.60 for a pen and a box of crayon. the pen cost 2.50 more than the crayons. what is the cost of the crayons
anonymous
 5 years ago
pam paid 120.60 for a pen and a box of crayon. the pen cost 2.50 more than the crayons. what is the cost of the crayons

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Pens=P Crayons =C \[P+C=120.60\] \[P=C+2.50\] Solve through substitution or addition, or use the sneakier way...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the pen cost 2.50 more, then if we take away 2.50 from 120.6, we have double the crayon cost, so just do \[(120.602.50)/2=C\]then add 2.50 to it for the cost of the pen
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