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A pen-pencil set costs $12, the same as when the items are  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: Intern Joined: 01 Aug 2003 Posts: 48 Location: Mumbai Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 A pen-pencil set costs$12, the same as when the items are [#permalink]  06 Aug 2003, 22:29
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A pen-pencil set costs $12, the same as when the items are purchased individually. If a pen costs$11 more than a pencil what is the cost of a pencil?
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piece of cake [#permalink]  07 Aug 2003, 02:46
Lex X be the cost of a pencil, then X+11 is the cost of a pen.
Combine the variable into an equation - X+X+11=12
X=0,5
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piece of cake   [#permalink] 07 Aug 2003, 02:46
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