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A pad of loose-leaf paper is $0.40 less than a notebook. Together they cost $1.80. How much does the loose-leaf paper cost?? The notebook?

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    Let x = the pad of paper.


    x + x - 0.4 = 1.80

    2x = 1.40

    x = 0.70

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    P + N = 1.80
    N = P + .40

    P +(P+ .40) = 1.80

    2 P = 1.40

    P = 0.70

    N = P+ .40 = 1.10

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    I beleive the answer is the notebook cost $1.30. and the loose leaf paper cost $0.50.

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    You are out voted brain :)

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