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Posted by **paul** on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 6:34pm.

a)s + p = $79.85 and s - p = $69.85

b)s + 2p = $79.85 and s + p = $69.85

c)s - p = $79.85 and s + p = $69.85

d)s + 2p = $79.85 and 2s + p = $69.85

and the answer i picked was b

- algebra -
**Poppy**, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 6:47pmYou were correct!

- Answer is wrong - algebra -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 6:58pmHe can buy 2 pairs of pants and 1 shirt for $79.85 -- 2p + s = 79.85

He can buy 1 pair of pants and 2 shirts for $69.85 -- p + 2s = 69.85

that doesn't look like b) to me.

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