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5th grade math

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T = t-shirts & S = shorts

T + T + S + S = $42
T + S + S + S = $45

HOW MUCH IS A PAIR OF SHORTS?
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  • 5th grade math -

    2T + 2S = 42

    Divide both sides by 2.

    T + S = 21

    T + 3S = 45

    Subtract second equation from the first.

    2S = 24

    Divide both sides by 2.

    S = 12

    You should be able to work it from here.

  • 5th grade math (0ops) -

    Subtract second equation from the third. (sorry)

    Also, please only post your questions once. Repeating posts will not get a quicker response. In addition, it wastes our time looking over reposts that have already been answered in another post. Thank you.

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