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8 April, 14:50

Arianna is buying plants for her garden. She buys 15 flowering plants for $96. Pink flowering plants sell for $8, and purple flowering plants sell for $5. How many pink flowering plants did Arianna buy?

A) 6 plants

B) 7 plants

C) 8 plants

D) 9 plants

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  1. 8 April, 15:38
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    Let's represent pink flowering plants with the variable p:

    8p + 5 (15 - p) = 96

    8p + 75 - 5p = 96

    3p = 21

    p = 7

    Arianna bought 7 pink flowering plants
  2. 8 April, 16:28
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    answer is b. 7 plants
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