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Two mechanics worked on a car. The first mechanic worked for 10 hours and the second mechanic worked for 15 hours. Together they charged $2500. What was the rate charged per hour by each mechanic if the sum of the two rates was $195 per hour?

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  1. 10 x + 15 y = 2500
    y = 195-x

    10 x + 15(195-x) = 2500

    10 x + 2925 - 15 x = 2500

    5 x = 425

    x = 85

    y = 195-x = 110

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