Five times the price of a pen is $17 more than three times its price. Find the price of the pen. x = price of pen
5x = 3x + 17 {five times the price is 17 more than three times the price} 2x = 17 {subtracted 3x from each side} x = 8.5 {divided each side by 2} The pen is $8.50  Algebra House
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