A pack of 6 pens cost $30. A pack of 8 files cost $24. A student wants to buy an equal number of pens and files. What is the least amount that the student must pay?

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  1. $30/6= $5 each pen
    $24/8= $3 each file

    If the student wants to buy 1 pen and 1 file
    $5 + $3
    =$8 least amount that the student must pay

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