Madam 2

Madam Lowa bought four cakes and four puffs for $16. Each cake costs $0.50 more than each puff.
How much did one puff cost?

Correct answer:

p =  1.75 USD

Step-by-step explanation:

4c+4p=16 c=0.50+p  4 c+4 p=16 c=0.50+p  4c+4p=16 cp=0.5  Row241 Row1Row2 4c+4p=16 2p=3.5  p=23.5=1.75 c=4164p=4164 1.75=2.25  c=49=2.25 p=47=1.75=1.75 USD

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