surryyy
  • surryyy
You and your friend are shopping for painting supplies. Your friend wants five bottles of paint and one set of paint brushes. You want seven bottles of paint and two sets of paint brushes. Each bottle of paint costs $3.69. If you and your friend’s total cost is $51.69, what is the cost of one set of paint brushes?
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  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
cost of each bottle of paint =$3.69 thus, cost of (7+5=) 12 bottles of paint= 3.69 * 12 let the cost of each set of brush= x therfore cost of total 3 sets of brush = 3x but total money spent =51.69 = (3.69* 12) -3x
anonymous
  • anonymous
thus calculate x whichis the cost of one set of brushes

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