## pre-algebra story problem

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### pre-algebra story problem

I need help so I can help someone else:)

Brad wants to buy flowers for a friend with \$33.00. The daisies are \$1.00 each and th roses are \$2.00 each. He buys 3 more daisies than roses. How much did the roses cost?

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### Re: pre-algebra story problem

I need help so I can help someone else:)

Brad wants to buy flowers for a friend with \$33.00. The daisies are \$1.00 each and th roses are \$2.00 each. He buys 3 more daisies than roses. How much did the roses cost?

Let X=# roses
then how many daisies are there (in terms of X)?

What is the cost for the roses in terms of X?

then cost for roses + cost for daisies =33 (provides that Brad uses all 33 dollars)

solve for X...then multiply by 2