# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 91: 24

3 bottles

#### Work Step by Step

(Let n be the number of bottles of olive oil we can purchase. Each bottle costs 7 dollars, so multiply n by 7. Since you have a 5 dollar coupon, you can subtract 5 from the cost. You have 16 dollars so set the equation equal to 16.) $7n-5=16$ (Add 5 to both sides) $7n=21$ (Divide by 7) $n=3$

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