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You go to the video store to rent 5 movies for the weekend. Movies rent for $2 and $3. You spend $13. How many $2 movies did you rent?

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    I'll be glad to check your answer.

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    I don't know how to do

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    number of $2 movies --- x
    number of $3 movies --- 5-x

    solve for x

    2x + 3(5-x) = 13

    Why didn't you just do trial and error. There are only 5 choices.

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    x=2?

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    Right.

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    thank you

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    You're welcome.

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