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"Mahpee was selling magazine subscriptions. He earned \$5 plus \$0.50 for each subscription he sold. If Mahpee earned \$25, use the equation 25=5 + 0.50n to find the number of subscriptions n he sold." How do I figure this out??

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25=5+.50n

subtract 5 from each side.
multiply both sides by 2

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