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Two pairs of shoes and four pairs of socks cost \$125, and three pairs of shoes and five pairs of socks cost \$182. Find the cost of a pair of socks.
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b = shoe price
s = sock price

2 b + 4 s = 125 times 3
3 b + 5 s = 182 times 2

6 b + 12 s = 375
6 b + 10 s = 364
----------------- subtract
2 s = 11

s = \$5.50

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