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19 April, 15:46

Julia spent $56 on a book. the cost of the book was $24 less than twice what she spent on a backpack. how much did the backpack cost? express your answer numerically in dollars

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  1. 19 April, 17:40
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    To find: Cost of backcover. Solution: Let the cost of backcover be x. Then, 56 = 2x - 24 56+24 = 2x 80 = 2x 80 / 2 = x x = 40 The cost of backpack is $40.
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