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Jake ate 3/8 of a pizza and spent $4.00 on french fries .Bill ate the other 5/8 of a pizza and spent $1.50 on a drink. Their bills were equal. How much did the whole pizza cost?

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  1. Let x=cost of pizza.
    then
    3x/8+4=5x/8+1.5
    solve for x.

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