MATH SOLVE

3 months ago

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# The total cost of 2 similar bags, 3 wallets and 4 belts is $1188. A bag cost thrice as much as a wallet and a wallet cost twice as much as a belt. How much would Nevah have to pay for a bag, a wallet and a belt?

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Answer:The answer to your question is: bag = $ 264 wallet = $132 belt = $ 66Step-by-step explanation:Equation 2bags + 3 wallets + 4 belts = $1188Conditions 1 bag = 2 wallets 1 wallet = 2 belts (1/2) wallet = 1 beltSubstitution in terms of wallets 2(2 wallets) + 3 wallets + 4(1/2) wallet = $1188 4 wallets + 3 wallets + 2 wallets = $1188 9 wallets = $1188 1 wallet = $1188 / 9 1 wallet = $ 132 1 bag = 2(132) = $ 242 1 belt = (1/2) 132 = $ 66