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  • one year ago

Marla bought one necklace and two bracelets for $67.50. Use the following information to determine the amount she paid for each bracelet: The price of the necklace was $27. The bracelets were both the same price. please help

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid help please

  2. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    total price = price of necklace + 2*price of bracelet 67.50 = 27 + 2*(price of bracelet) solve for the price of the bracelet

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it 40.5

  4. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    not quite, remember that there are two bracelets the total cost of the two bracelets is 40.5, so what is the cost of one bracelet?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it 13.5

  6. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    no, can you tell me how you got 13.5? two bracelets cost 40.5 how much does one bracelet cost?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    40.5-27

  8. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    not quite... two bracelets cost 40.5 how much does one bracelet cost?

  9. anonymous
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    i dont know how

  10. anonymous
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    can't understand

  11. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    divide by 2 to find the cost of each bracelet...

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    20.25 is it

  13. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    yes, but do you understand why? if two bracelets cost 40.5, then one bracelet costs 20.25 because 40.5/2 = 20.25...

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now i understand how to divide by 40.5/2

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks alot

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