math
posted by ash .
Two pairs of shoes and four pairs of socks cost $125, and three pairs of shoes and five pairs of socks cost $182. Find the cost of a pair of socks.
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b = shoe price
s = sock price
2 b + 4 s = 125 times 3
3 b + 5 s = 182 times 2
6 b + 12 s = 375
6 b + 10 s = 364
 subtract
2 s = 11
s = $5.50