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# A pencil and an eraser cost a total of \$2.00. How much does the eraser

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A pencil and an eraser cost a total of \$2.00. How much does the eraser cost?

(1) The pencil costs thrice as much as the eraser.
(2) The pencil costs \$1.50.

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29 Oct 2018, 04:49
Question stem P+E = 2\$

From statement 1:

P = 3E

4E = 2.
E = 0.5\$.
Sufficient.

From statement 2:

P = 1.5\$. Then E = 0.5\$.
Sufficient.

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