anonymous
  • anonymous
Highlighter pens cost $3.86 per set at an office supply store. Which equation can be used to determine the price, P, of n sets of these pens?
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skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Any ideas?
anonymous
  • anonymous
one second
arindameducationusc
  • arindameducationusc
3.86n=P, I guess so.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
n = 3.86P P equals 3.86 over n n equals 3.86 over P P = 3.86n
anonymous
  • anonymous
those are the choices
anonymous
  • anonymous
i think your right
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
$3,86/set X (number of sets) = total cost
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Does it make sense?
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Cost = number of items X price per item
anonymous
  • anonymous
i get it a little bit now...Thanks @skullpatrol
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Carefully look at and try to understand the form of the equation: Cost = number of items X price per item It will be used many many times :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay so now i apply that to the question
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
$3.86 per set is the price per item
arindameducationusc
  • arindameducationusc
@skullpatrol Good job in helping her....
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Because $3.86 is the price and 1 set is the item
anonymous
  • anonymous
that makes sense
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Now multiply that by the number of sets to get the total cost :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks @skullpatrol
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Thanks for trying to learn.
anonymous
  • anonymous
:)

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