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3 pencils cost $.03 more than 2 pen,and 1 pen
and 10 pencils together cost $2.40.Determine the
cost of each writing tool

algebra 
MathMate,
Set up system of equations as:
Let c=pencil, p=pen, and work in cents
3c2p=3
10c+p=240
Solve for p and c (both have to be integers). 
algebra 
Not tellen you,
Pen is 1.17
Pencils is 1.23