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Mr. Gonzales has only $42.50 to spend at a clothing store.

He wants to buy a shirt that costs $29, including tax, and some bra...

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Mr. Gonzales has only $42.50 to spend at a clothing store.

He wants to buy a shirt that costs $29, including tax, and some bracelets that cost $4.50 each, including tax.
Write an equation to determine x, the maximum number of bracelets Mr. Gonzales could buy.
Equation _____________________.
Solve the equation to determine the number of bracelets Mr. Gonzales could by.
Show your work.
Answer _____________________ bracelets

Answer

y=4.5x+29 put y=0 so you can solve 0=4.5x+29 minus 29 on both sides to cancel it out -29=4.5x divide by 4.5 on both sides to find x -6.44444..
.=x round to nearest whole number which would be 6 bc he can't have 6.44444 bracelets

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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