Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

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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