Posted by **Enis** on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 8:58pm.

A compass and a ruler cost $5. The compass cost .70 cents more the the ruler. Jow much does the compass cost?

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**Ashley**, Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 9:03pm
5/2=2.5

2.5+.7=3.20

2.5-.7=1.8

Compass cost $3.20

Ruler cost $1.80

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**Enis**, Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 9:05pm
In Paul's bicycle shop 40 bikes are needed new tires and 27 needed gear repairs, what is the greatest number of bikes could have neede both and the least number of bikes that could have needed both

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**Reiny**, Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 10:20pm
Ashley's answer is not correct

Her compass does not cost 70 cents more than her ruler.

cost of ruler --- x

cost of compass --- x=70

x + x+70 = 500

2x = 430

x = 215

Ruler costs $2.15, compass costs $2.85.

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