AkritiMehta wrote:

Hi Shouldn't the answer be C

combining the two statements we get

Let x cents be the original cost of one candy bar

144x-144 (x-36)= 5184

your equation is correct. But hwen you solve it, it would be:

144x - 144x +144*36 = 5184

you would notice here that the x variable is getting cancellend. Hence, you would never be able to find out X!!

both the statements reveal the same thing...

I hope its clear now.

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