Posted by Tammy on .
A man built a house costing 9 times as much as the lot on which it was built. If the lot cost $5, 000 less than 1/6 the cost of the house, what was the cost of each?

Algebra 1 
Steve,
If the house cost h, then the lot is h/9
h/6  5000 = h/9
h = 90,000