# Math

Jim and Paula jointly purchase the half sausage-half veggie pizza for \$21. Suppose that Paula values veggie pizza three times as much as she values sausage pizza. Find the dollar value to Paula of each of the following pieces of pizza:

a. The veggie half of the pizza
b. The sausage half of the pizza

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1. V = Paula's value of veggie portion.
S = Paula's value of sausage portion

V + S = 21
V = 3S
4S = 21
(b) S = \$5.25
(a) V = 15.75

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