Posted by **Sadia** on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 8:19am.

A pen costs twice as much as a pencil. If Susan spends $ 1.50 for a pen and a pencil, how much does a pencil cost ?

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:45pm
Let x = pencil price, then 2x = pen price.

x + 2x = $1.50

Solve for x.

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**snooki**, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:38pm
the answer is $0.75

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**Myah**, Monday, December 7, 2015 at 6:28pm
First find the cost of pencils

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 9:17pm
$0.50

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