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During an election campaign, a candidate gave away 5000 little advertisements. The pens he gave away cost $0.23 each and the bumper stickers cost $0.14 each. He spent a total of $970.00 for the pens and bumper stickers. How many pens did he give away? @swissgirl
 9 months ago
 9 months ago
During an election campaign, a candidate gave away 5000 little advertisements. The pens he gave away cost $0.23 each and the bumper stickers cost $0.14 each. He spent a total of $970.00 for the pens and bumper stickers. How many pens did he give away? @swissgirl
 9 months ago
 9 months ago

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swissgirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okkkk so in total he gave away 5000 advertisements So let x represent the pens Pens: x bumper stickers: 5000 Pens = 5000x Do you follow?
 9 months ago

swissgirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
He gave away in total 5000 pieces some of which were pens and other which were bumper stickers. So there are x pens and 5000x bumper stickers
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shorty22Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but what is the answer
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swissgirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol cheater :P Ok I am getting to it
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swissgirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So the bumper stickers $0.14 and the pens cost $0.23 Now in total we spend $970 Total cost of pens: .23*x Total cost of bumper stickers: .14*(5000x) Total cost= Total cost of pens+ Total cost of bumper stickers 970= .23x+.14(5000x) Now solve for x
 9 months ago
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