Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 43

Answer

The price of the accessories is \$45. The price of the bike is \$225.

Work Step by Step

Let $a$ be the price of the accessories. The price of the bike is $5a$. $a+5a=270$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $6a=270$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $6a\div6=270\div6$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $a=45$ $5a=5\times45=225$
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