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Anita and Maria went to the candy store. Maria bought 5 pieces of fudge and 3 pieces of bubble gum for a total of $5.70. Anita bought 2 pieces of fudge and 10 pieces of bubble gum for a total of $3.60. Determine the cost of 1 piece of bubble gum.

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    5f + 3b = 5.7

    2f + 10b = 3.6

    Multiply first equation by 2 and second by 5 to make 10f in both equations. Subtract one equation from another and solve for b.

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