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: 68

Answer

$0.65

Work Step by Step

The cost of milk is 3.75 Next, $3.75=0.5+5w$ (simplify) $3.25=5w$ (divide both sides by 5 to isolate the variable) $\frac{3.25}{5}$ = $\frac{5w}{5}$ $w=0.65$ Therefore, the price of one gallon is 0.65 dollars.
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