Five times the price of a pen is 17 more than three times its price. Find the price of the pen. ​

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Five times the price of a pen is 17 more than three times its price. Find the price of
the pen. ​

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Luna 4 weeks 2021-08-17T16:30:07+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-17T16:31:32+00:00

    let the price of pen be x

    5x = 3x + 17

    5x-3x = 17

    2x = 17

    x = 17/2 or 8.5

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    2021-08-17T16:31:35+00:00

    Answer:

    5x=17+3x

    5x-3x=17

    2x=17

    x=8.5

    Rs. 8.5

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