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Henry paid \$.80 for each bag of peanuts. He sold all but 20 of them for \$1.50 and made a profit of \$54. How many bags did he buy? (HINT: Profit = selling price-buying price.)

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Let x = number of bags bought.

1.50(x-20) - .80x = 54

Solve for x.

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