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2 April, 23:32

Write an equation and solve. Show the equation, your work in solving the equation, and the solution in your answer. Manuel went shopping and bought 3 pairs of pants. He also spent five dollars on a pair of socks. When he got home, he realized that he had spent a total of seventy-one dollars. What was the cost of each pair of pants?

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  1. 3 April, 01:22
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    3x+5=71 is the equation

    we have to subtract 5 to get rid of it on both sides:

    3x=66

    next, we divide 3 on both sides:

    x=22

    so, each pair of pants was $22
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