Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.2 - Equations and Problem Solving - Problem Set 3.2 - Page 107: 64


The other item costs 18.

Work Step by Step

Let X represent the cost of the other item. One of the items costs 25 dollars and both items cost 43 dollars total. Thus, we obtain: 25 + X = 43 Subtract 25 from both sides. Thus, we obtain: X = 18
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