Posted by **Bkshdjs** on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 12:37pm.

5 hockey pucks and three hockey sticks cost $23 5 hockey pucks and I hockey stick cost $20. How much does 1 hockey puck cost? I know that I cost $3.50 but idk how to get that answer

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 1:50pm
Let hockey pucks be a

let honey sticks be b

1st eqn --> 5a + 3b = 23

2nd eqn --> 5a + b = 20

Eqn 1 - eqn 2 will give you

2b = 3

Hence b, which is one honey stick will cost 3/2 which is $1.50

Substituting b = 1.5 into eqn two will give u the answer the question is asking for

try it for yourself. (:

answer is $3.70 btw.

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