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Ling bought 5 dishes and 9 glasses for $25.50. Each glass cost 50¢ cents more than each dish. How much did Ling spend the glasses

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    $18

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    It might help more to know the process.

    g = d +.50

    5d + 9g = 25.50

    Substitute d+.50 for g in second equation and solve for d. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for g. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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