Question

# A girl bought two packs of gum from the store. Later she thought she would need some more gum and went back to the store to buy three more packs of gum. If she paid a total of $5.70 for gum, how much was each pack of gum?

Hint:

### ○ Form the equation using the given information.

○ Take variable quantity as x.

## The correct answer is: $1.14.

### ○ Given:

Number of gum packs brought = 5

Total money paid = $5.70

○ Step 1:

Let the price of one gum pack be x.

So,

the price of 5 gum pack will be 5x..

It is given that money spent is 5.70.

∴ 5x = 5.70

x =

x = 1.14

- Final Answer:

Hence, the price of each pack is $1.14.

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