MATH SOLVE

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# It's going to be Lindsay's birthday soon, and her friends Martin, Sylvia, Tad, and Yvonne have contributed equal amounts of money to buy her a present. They have $25.00 to spend between them. Determine how much each contributed.Aaron reads 9 books from the library each month for p months in a row. Write an expression to show how many books Aaron read in all. Then, find the number of books Aaron read if he read for 6 months.

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Answer: 1) Each friend had contributed $6.25.2)The expression to show how many books Aaron read in p months :[tex]y=9p[/tex]He reads 54 books in 6 months.Step-by-step explanation:1) Given : The total number of friends who contributed equal amounts of money to buy a present. : 4The total amount they have = $25Since all the friends contributed the same amount.Thus , the amount each had contributed : [tex]=\dfrac{\text{Amount collected}}{\text{Number of friends}}\\\\=\dfrac{25}{4}=6.25[/tex]Hence, each friend had contributed $6.25.2) Given : The number of books Aron reads each month = 9 books Let the number of months be 'p'.Then the expression to show how many books Aaron read in p months .[tex]y=9p[/tex]Then , the number of books Aaron read if he read for 6 months.
[tex]y=9(6)=54[/tex]Hence, he reads 54 books in 6 months.