Question

# A boy buys four video games from the store and a Frequent Gamer discount card for $10. Later that day, he goes back and buys two more video games. He also got a $2 discount using his new card. If he spent a total of $218 at the game store, how much did each video game cost assuming every video game cost the same amount?

Hint:

- Hint:

○ Form the equation according to given information..

○ Take variable values as x or any alphabet.

○ Solve the equation to get value of x.

## The correct answer is: $35.

- Step by step explanation:

○ Given:

Total video game brought at first = 4.

cost of gamer discount card = $10.

Total video game brought later = 2.

total discount = $2.

total money spent = $218.

○ Step 1:

○ Calculate amount spent at first.

○ Let the cost of 1 video game is x.

(cost of 4 video game + gamer discount card )

(4x + 10 )

○ Step 2:

○ Calculate amount spent at first.

(cost of 2 video game - discount )

(2x - 2 )

○ Step 3:

○ It is given that total money spent is $218.

∴ (4x + 10 ) + ( 2x - 2 ) = 218

6x + 8 = 218

6x = 218 - 8

6x = 210

x =

x = 35

- Final Answer:

Hence, the price of one video game is $35.

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