# Algebra1

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Sally bought some ordinary pencils and 4 times as many special pencils. Each ordinary pencil cost \$0.20 and each special pencil cost \$0.35. She spent \$14.40. How many of each pencil did she buy?

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Suppose sally bought x no of ordinary prencils.
Therefore, she 4x no of special pencils.
Expenditure on ordinary pencil = \$0.20*x
Expenditure on special pencils = \$0.35*4x

o.20*x+ 0.35*4x = 14.40
x= 26

so she bought 26 ordinary pencil and 4*26=104 special pencil.

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