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 Homework Helper — Math — The Question: one day, Kwon's grocery store sold 70 bars of soap, some for \$.85,some with a 25-cent off coupon for \$.60. A total of \$50 was taken in from the sale of bars of soap, but the cashier lost the coupons. How many bars of soap were sold with coupons? —divine_Dei, December 08, 2001 Your Answer: This is a problem involving simultaneous equations. You have two unknowns and two equations to solve for them. Here are 3 example problems similar to this one from the Dr. Math website algebra forum: Solving Simultaneous Equations and Factoring Simultaneous Equations Simultaneous Equations and the Addition Method To get you started, here are the two equations you need to solve: A = number of regular price bars B = number of discount bars A + B = 70 0.85A + 0.60B = 50 Back to "Math" Questions & Answers

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