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A bottle and a cork together cost $1.00. The bottle cost 90 cents more than the cork. How much does the cork cost?
Bottle  95 cents
Cork  5 cents
How would you write an equation for this?

algebra 1 
Reiny,
let the cost of the cork be x cents
then the cost of the bottle is x+90 cents
equation: x + x+90 = 100 
algebra 1 
homework help!!,
Thank you sooooo much!!!

algebra 1 
bobpursley,
C is the cost of cork.
90+C + C=100 
algebra 1 
homework help!!,
thank you!