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Sheet # 31 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Show and explain your work. Draw pictures or make tables to explain your answer.

It costs $0.20 to buy a pencil and $0.23 to buy a pen. Mary bought 16 of these items and spent $3.47. How many pencils did she buy? How many pens?

Answers for Sheet # 31

Solution determined by trial and error - attempts must be shown.
Answer: 9 pens, 7 pencils