Posted by **Leann** on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 2:44pm.

T = t-shirts & S = shorts

T + T + S + S = $42

T + S + S + S = $45

HOW MUCH IS A PAIR OF SHORTS?

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**Josh**, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 4:26pm
A pair of shorts would cost 12 dollars.

I solved it by setting the two equations equal to one another.

2T+2S+42=T+3S+45

Minus 42, minus t, minus 2S gives:

T=S+3 So you know S is 3 more than T. Then just trial and error solve to get shorts are 12 dollars and tshirts are 9.

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