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**If pencils sell at 6 for 59 cents, how many pencils can be bought for $2.95?**

If pencils sell at 6 for 59 cents, how many pencils can be bought for $2.95?

**Answer**

P=Pencils(s) n=Number of pencils that can be bought for $2.95 ------------------- nP=$2.95 ---------------- But 6P=$0.59 So P=($0.59)/6 ------------------ n($0.59/6)=$2.95 n=($2.95)/($0.59/6) n=30

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