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John and 4 friends are going out for pizza for lunch. They split one pizza and 5 large drinks. The pizza cost $10.00. After using a $4.00 gift certificate, they spend a total of $13.50. Write an equation to model this situation, and find the cost of one large drink.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x is the price of drinks and the total amount before the certificate was $17.50. pizza + drinks = 17.5 \[10+5x=17.5\]

  2. anonymous
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    Solve that equation for x to find the price of 1 drink

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