Posted by **Tim** on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:01pm.

A pad of loose-leaf paper is $0.40 less than a notebook. Together they cost $1.80. How much does the loose-leaf paper cost?? The notebook?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:04pm
Let x = the pad of paper.

x + x - 0.4 = 1.80

2x = 1.40

x = 0.70

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**Damon**, Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:08pm
P + N = 1.80

N = P + .40

P +(P+ .40) = 1.80

2 P = 1.40

P = 0.70

N = P+ .40 = 1.10

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**math brain**, Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:10pm
I beleive the answer is the notebook cost $1.30. and the loose leaf paper cost $0.50.

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**Damon**, Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:11pm
You are out voted brain :)

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