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Jim paid \$ 5.55 for 1 notepad and 7 pencils. Anne paid \$ 12.28 for 3 notepads and 2 pencils. How much does each notepad cost?
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n + 7p = 5.55

3n + 2p = 12.28

Multiply first equation by 3, then subtract one equation from the other.

3n + 21p = 16.65

19p = 4.37

You should be able to take it from here.

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