# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 91: 25

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#### Work Step by Step

If the total amount paid is equal to the security deposit plus 2 time the rent, we can set up the equation: $$2800= 500 + r\times2$$ subtract 500 from each side $$2300 = r\times2$$ divide each side by 2 $$r = 1150$$

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