Posted by **Leann** on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 2:49pm.

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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- 5th grade math -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 11:39am
2T + 2S = 42

Divide both sides by 2.

T + S = 21

T + 3S = 45

Subtract second equation from the first.

2S = 24

Divide both sides by 2.

S = 12

You should be able to work it from here.

- 5th grade math (0ops) -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 11:43am
Subtract second equation from the third. (sorry)

Also, please only post your questions once. Repeating posts will not get a quicker response. In addition, it wastes our time looking over reposts that have already been answered in another post. Thank you.

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