It’s going to be Lindsay’s birthday soon, and her friends Martin, Sylvia, Tad, and Yvonne have contributed equal amounts of money to buy her

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It’s going to be Lindsay’s birthday soon, and her friends Martin, Sylvia, Tad, and Yvonne have contributed equal amounts of money to buy her a present. They have $25.00 to spend between them. Determine how much each contributed.

Aaron reads 9 books from the library each month for p months in a row. Write an expression to show how many books Aaron read in all. Then, find the number of books Aaron read if he read for 6 months.

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Gabriella 1 day 2021-09-15T19:32:52+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-15T19:34:19+00:00

    Answer: 1) Each friend had contributed $6.25.

    2)The expression to show how many books Aaron read in p months :

    y=9p

    He reads 54 books in 6 months.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    1) Given : The total number of friends who contributed equal amounts of money to buy a present. : 4

    The total amount they have = $25

    Since all the friends contributed the same amount.

    Thus , the amount each had contributed :

    =\dfrac{\text{Amount collected}}{\text{Number of friends}}\\\\=\dfrac{25}{4}=6.25

    Hence, each friend had contributed $6.25.

    2) Given : The number of books Aron reads each month = 9 books

    Let the number of months be ‘p’.

    Then the expression to show how many books Aaron read in p months .

    y=9p

    Then , the  number of books Aaron read if he read for 6 months.

    y=9(6)=54

    Hence, he reads 54 books in 6 months.

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