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A stamp collector bought 160 stamps for $25.00. The purchase included 5¢ stamps, 15¢ stamps, and 25¢ stamps. The number of 15¢ stamps is three times the number of 5¢ stamps. How many of each type of stamp was purchased?

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- anonymous

So the number 15 cent stamps is 3 x the number of 5 cent stamps

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so here we have
5cen+15cent+25cent=160

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let number of 5cent stamp is x so find x

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- sohailiftikhar

as 15 is 3 times of 5

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gottcha

- sohailiftikhar

so 25 will be 5 times of 5cent

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now
x+3x+5x=160

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ohh okay!

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want to try ?

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yeah i will try in a bit. i have to go do something! im going to see if i could get openstudy on my phone! thx

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np :)

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okay i have 5 minutes, so what do i need to plug in?

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i still need help :(

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